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As 2016 Ends, The Legion–No Discussion, No Interest, No Attempt to Listen.

My Final Blog of 2016, Wishing my readers a Happy and Prosperous New Year. Leaving the Legion was not a rushed decision on my part, it came about from many years of frustration and of being ignored. Regarding the issue … Continue reading

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The War That Wasn’t

I wonder how many people remember the Korean War? or indeed know if it really was a war? I have just finished reading a very good account of the Korean war in a book by Les Peate. His stories of … Continue reading

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The A Bomb

In 1950 the Second World War had been over for five years, I was 12 years old and going to Secondary school. Probably the most significant thing about being 12 was  wearing long trousers as part of my school uniform. … Continue reading

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The Royal Canadian Legion- Do or Die

In the last week the PEI Provincial Command of the Royal Canadian Legion announced the selling of the Charlottetown Branch Number One. This is the largest legion branch in the Province. Not so long ago the Summerside branch (second largest) … Continue reading

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Join The Navy & See the World

Many years ago I recall standing outside the Royal Navy Recruiting office at Donegal Place in Belfast. In the window was a tattered poster of a happy smiling sailor sitting on a camel with a pyramid in the background. The … Continue reading

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