So long, Matthew Fisher, Canada’s most-travelled warco

An item from the Legion Magazine.


Legion Magazine
Front Lines
So long, Matthew Fisher, Canada’s most-travelled warco 

So long, Matthew Fisher, Canada’s most-travelled warco 

Story by Stephen J. Thorne

He could be blunt, bombastic and cringingly irreverent. He was also smart, generous, and always, always interesting.

Like virtually all of the most talented, committed and absorbing people I’ve known, Matthew Fisher was a human full of quirks and contradictions. He died in Ottawa on April 10 after a short battle with liver disease. He was 66.

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Canada and the brutal battles of the somme Pre-order
Military Milestones
With the guns in the Second Battle of Ypres

With the guns in the Second Battle of Ypres

Story by Sharon Adams

In 1915, Canadian troops moved to the Ypres Salient in Belgium. The Germans wanted very much to get rid of the bulge into their territory, and used a new weapon hoping to dislodge British, Canadian and French troops.

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