September/October 2019 issue

$5.95

The September/October 2019 issue of Legion Magazine is now available!

THE SINKING OF SS ATHENIA
After Britain declared war, Germany’s first target was a passenger ship bound for Canada

PILOTS DOWN
Days after Canada declared war on Germany, two airmen flying over home soil became the first Canadian servicemen killed in the Second World War

OPENING THE ESTUARY
The shipping channel linking the Belgian port of Antwerp with the North Sea was a critical and contentious Allied objective—and First Canadian Army was tasked with clearing it

DOCBOTS AND DRONES
New technologies are coming to the rescue of wounded soldiers on the battlefield

A PROPER APPRECIATION
The promise that led to the Pension Act

MILITARY HEALTH MATTERS
Exercise eases traumatic brain injury

FRONT LINES
Support for promising program

EYE ON DEFENCE
Bringing the navy up to date

FACE TO FACE
Should Canada have gone to war in September 1939?

CANADA AND THE NEW COLD WAR
America and us

HUMOUR HUNT
Found in the regimental newspaper

HEROES AND VILLAINS
Smokey Smith and 26th Panzers

ARTIFACTS
Goggle-eyed lifesaver

O CANADA
A day off

Weight 206 g
Dimensions 28 × 20 × 1 cm
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