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June 7, 2018

I'm not sure I expected anything different from the same company who created a doodle for Yuri Kochiyama, a Japanese-American marxist who praised Osama Bin Laden after the 9/11 attacks.

It's definitely par for the course; having such important holidays like Easter getting the cold shoulder as well.

But just how important is D-DAY, that it should be recognized by a popular culture mechanism with such clout as google doodle?

To und...

June 6, 2018

Tuesday, 6 June 1944.

156,000 men storm the beaches of Normandy in the Allied invasion of Europe under Operation Overlord.

The invasion day itself, Codenamed Operation Neptune or D Day, was the largest seaborne invasion in the history of warfare with over 5,000 landing and assault craft, 289 escort vessels, and 277 minesweepers participating.

It began the liberation of German-occupied northwestern Eu...

September 13, 2017

'If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles.' - Sun Tzu

In as complex a geopolitical climate as the middle east has been for thousands of years, few places on earth merit the the effort and attention to the study of its history.

International affairs that have and will affect countless generations to come have played out on the sands of countries like Iraq and Afghanistan...

June 2, 2017

Tommy Prince was born in a canvas tent in Petersfield, Manitoba, in October 1915, one of 11 children born to Harry and Elizabeth Prince of the Brokenhead Band of Ojibwa.

He was a descendent of Peguis, the Salteaux Chief. When he was five, his family moved to the Brokenhead Indian Reserve (now known as Brokenhead Ojibway Reserve) in Scanterbury.

Prince learned to be a superb marksman and an excellent tracker on the reserve. His...

May 27, 2017

Lt. J. Kostelec, from our very own home town of Calgary, Alberta, disappeared during an operation on the Anzio beachhead on 4 March 1944, shortly after being commissioned as an officer.

At the age of only 23 and an officer of 1st Company 3rd Regiment, Kostelec fought on the battlefield at Anzio.

Within Anzio, FSSF was landed at the beachhead created by Operation Shingle at Anzio, south of Rome, replacing the 1st and 3rd Ranger B...

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