War, hunger, locusts, fire and pestilence: World Press Photo returns

An item from the Legion Magazine.


Legion Magazine
Front Lines
War, hunger, locusts, fire and pestilence: World Press Photo return

War, hunger, locusts, fire and pestilence:
World Press Photo returns

Story by Stephen J. Thorne

War in the Caucasus. Hunger in Yemen. Locusts in Kenya. Fire in Brazil. Pestilence everywhere.

The World Press Photo (WPP) exhibition has returned to Canada, showing at the Canadian War Museum in Ottawa after a one-year, pandemic-imposed hiatus.

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The Italian Campaign Special Issue Bundle
Military Milestones
Canada and the Battle of Sicily

Canada and the Battle of Sicily

Story by Sharon Adams

The Allied invasion of Sicily began on July 9, 1943. The Canadians had their first day of fighting the next day.

It started with a “terrific bombardment by our heavy guns,” wrote Captain Basil G. Parker of the Seaforth Highlanders of Canada. “Not much firing seen on shore…. Surprise achieved.”

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Canvet Publication Ltd.

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