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Monthly Archives: October 2013
One of the exciting finds to be photographed for the book was this statue in front of the Chippewas of Nash First Nation community and recreation center. A First Nations community located in the Purple Valley area of Ontario’s Bruce … Continue reading
WW1 Statue of soldier in front of Chippewas of Nash First Nation Community centre.
Full frontal shot of monument. See previous post for more information.
Ninty-nine years ago today marked the beginning of the first battle of Ypres. This monument, in the middle of Provenchers Blvd in Winnipeg Manitoba, is a magnificent ,yet tragic, reminder of the fallen on that day. In the background can … Continue reading
Strategically located in Vancouver’s historic “Gas Town” area, this Angel of Victory stands majestically in front of the old Vancouver CP Rail depot that is now the Waterfront Skytrain Station.
Originally located at the downtown Winnipeg CP Rail station, this Angel of Victory is now located in front of the Deer Lodge Center Hospital that treats veterans.
To remember the hundreds of employees who died in the war, the Canadian Pacific Railway commissioned renowned sculptor Coeur de Lion MacCarthy in 1921 to create a special statue that would immortalize their lost colleagues and the sacrifice they made. … Continue reading
‘It takes 15,000 casualties to train a major general.’ (Ferdinand Foch) ‘I hate to shoot a Hun down without him seeing me, for although this method is in accordance with my doctrine, it is against what little sporting instincts I … Continue reading