Author Archives: wwiilivinghistorian

Heroes

Growing up in a military family, I’ve always been immersed in the military way of life. I was born in 1984, and I’ve lived through some pretty historic times in my short life as of yet.  Although I was just … Continue reading

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My thoughts on Remembrance Day

Sadly, I was unable to partake in any Remembrance Day ceremonies today as I spent most of my day at work, but luckily I was able to catch a few moments of the Remembrance Day ceremony held in Ottawa on … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day 2012

“Never in the field of human conflict, has so much, been owed by so many, to so few!” Winston Churchill – September 1940 No truer words could be spoken about the veterans who served on the battlefields of Europe during … Continue reading

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Commemoration of the Battle of the Scheldt 2012

On the weekend of October 13-14th, 2012, The Atlantic Canadian WWII Living History Association went to the Halifax Citadel once again, to commemorate the anniversary of the Canadian lead battle for the Scheldt estuary. We had our members dressed up … Continue reading

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Further information on my Grandfather

As I have mentioned in my first post, both of my grandfathers were WWII veterans, but only my grandfather on my mother’s side saw time overseas in Europe. Since joining the Atlantic Canadian World War II Living History Association, I’ve … Continue reading

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Anniversary of Bombing of Nagasaki and Hiroshima

Germany’s war had ended, but the Japanese were still fighting to the last man in the Pacific War and it seemed that the Japanese would not surrender to the Americans, but all that changed in a week in August. August … Continue reading

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Canadian WWII Dated Razor

As I have mentioned in my introduction post to WordPress, I am the grandchild of two WWII veterans, one saw combat in Europe, while my dad’s father did not see combat as he was in training to go over when … Continue reading

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