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Forum: General Discussion 02-26-2010, 08:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,821
Posted By Mehar
Jack Babcock, Canada’s Last World War I Veteran, Dies at 109

http://www.businessweek.com/news/2010-02-19/jack-babcock-canada-s-last-world-war-i-veteran-dies-at-109.html

RIP
Forum: Off-Topic 09-14-2009, 07:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,030
Posted By Mehar
Congratulations Erik! :)

Congratulations Erik! :)
Forum: Korea to Kandahar 09-11-2009, 08:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,994
Posted By Mehar
Sony Ad Campaign Jabs at World War I!

Sony recently aired a PS3 Slim commercial that took jabs at Nigeria 419 scammers, the Nigerian government was mad since it made them look bad and asked the Japanese company to remove the reference....
Forum: General Discussion 09-10-2009, 05:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,494
Posted By Mehar
Hi Tony, The CWGC could be incomplete or even...

Hi Tony,

The CWGC could be incomplete or even the Canada at War database. The Canada a War database is provided by the Canadian government as well as user contributions...
Forum: FWW Canadian Soldier Research Help 09-10-2009, 10:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,127
Posted By Mehar
Canada is also listed in the Commonwealth War...

Canada is also listed in the Commonwealth War Graves Commission Database in the UK, you can try contacting them as well but they are located in England.

http://www.cwgc.org/

If you don't find a...
Forum: FWW Canadian Soldier Research Help 09-08-2009, 06:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,127
Posted By Mehar
If I recall correctly, the last use of gas by the...

If I recall correctly, the last use of gas by the Germans during World War I was during Operation Michael which took place in March. The British were using gas at this time as well and did use it in...
Forum: General Discussion 09-08-2009, 06:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,774
Posted By Mehar
No problem Michel, can't wait to see it! Will it...

No problem Michel, can't wait to see it! Will it be made available online anywhere?
Forum: General Discussion 09-07-2009, 01:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,774
Posted By Mehar
Hi Michel, Similar things have happened in the...

Hi Michel,

Similar things have happened in the United States among War Widows recently as well.

http://www.veteranaid.org/docs/2million.pdf

In India, the government got into this big debate with...
Forum: General Discussion 09-07-2009, 12:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,207
Posted By Mehar
Well if I followed correctly, he was a Veteran...

Well if I followed correctly, he was a Veteran first who on his return home joined the mob? But then again, what did he do in the mob? Did he just "play the economy" or did he order hits and stuff?...
Forum: General Discussion 08-17-2009, 05:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 856
Posted By Mehar
Site Seeing

I'm planning on taking a trip through parts of Alberta in a bit, a while back I remember finding out about a few prisoner of war camps in Alberta where they would keep German prisoners during the...
Forum: Korea to Kandahar 06-16-2009, 03:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,632
Posted By Mehar
Paul Gross is behind this? Why am I not...

Paul Gross is behind this? Why am I not surprised?

Paul, please stop making movies! You only end up insulting Canadian war veterans!
Forum: Introductions 06-16-2009, 12:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,512
Posted By Mehar
Welcome to the site Jimmy,

Welcome to the site Jimmy,
Forum: General Discussion 06-13-2009, 11:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,579
Posted By Mehar
Happy birthday, Harry Patch: Last veteran of the trenches turns 111

Not exactly Canada related but still something people might find interesting,



Full Story...
Forum: General Discussion 06-13-2009, 05:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,869
Posted By Mehar
I slightly recall hearing something about Germany...

I slightly recall hearing something about Germany during the 60th anniversary, but wasn't it just the Chancellor and not the veterans? Or both?
Forum: General Discussion 06-13-2009, 01:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,869
Posted By Mehar
There still seems to be a lot of "Germanophobia"...

There still seems to be a lot of "Germanophobia" in many parts of Europe, hell in France there are still anti-Britian movements, underground Napoleanic (groups who want to return to the "Age of...
Forum: General Discussion 06-11-2009, 06:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,869
Posted By Mehar
Very ungrateful of the French, at least the...

Very ungrateful of the French, at least the current generation, maybe previous generations showed a bit more respect.
Forum: General Discussion 06-11-2009, 05:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,869
Posted By Mehar
Thumbs down 65th D-Day Anniversary Controversy

Has anyone been following the recent controversy surrounding the French treatment of war Veterans over the weekend? These poor elderly veterans were not accommodated for in the slightest, little...
Forum: General Discussion 06-11-2009, 12:18 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 791
Posted By Mehar
Veterans?

Are there any World War II veterans on this forum? I've seen a few hanging out on other WWII forums, would be interesting to see if Canada at War has any.
Forum: Korea to Kandahar 05-31-2009, 02:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,960
Posted By Mehar
Simple, why do people go to war in the first...

Simple, why do people go to war in the first place? :tongue:

It's a complex question and one could have many reasons, they may have agreed with the Allies decision to fight communism and not...
Forum: Introductions 05-29-2009, 09:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,689
Posted By Mehar
I wouldn't doubt it, it was a hard time for...

I wouldn't doubt it, it was a hard time for Germans not only to be captured but to be taken to a far off land, I wouldn't doubt some of them snapped under the pressure while others may have just made...
Forum: Introductions 05-23-2009, 11:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,689
Posted By Mehar
Welcome to the...

Welcome to the forums!



http://archives.cbc.ca/war_conflict/prisoners_of_war/clips/11380/

Not sure if it was used for Nazi generals, maybe some of them were Nazi's if that was possible (something...
Forum: Off-Topic 03-21-2009, 10:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,610
Posted By Mehar
In a sense it's already starting to happen, a...

In a sense it's already starting to happen, a friend of my dads was in the business of bringing skilled workers to Canada to work in local industries, business is dead quite apparently because the...
Forum: Korea to Kandahar 03-21-2009, 07:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,229
Posted By Mehar
I don't think any of those hosts are in the US...

I don't think any of those hosts are in the US military, unless I missed something?

Regardless this is Fox News, they twist headlines to appeal to a special group of people in America, the same...
Forum: Remembrance 02-24-2009, 08:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,121
Posted By Mehar
That was pretty cool, it didn't look like any...

That was pretty cool, it didn't look like any veterans were their so I assume this isn't the entire ceremony group?
Forum: Korea to Kandahar 02-24-2009, 08:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,960
Posted By Mehar
Well basically what the veterans want, to be...

Well basically what the veterans want, to be recognized on Remembrance day and to show Canadian citizens had gone in big numbers to fight in Vietnam.

I personally don't have any ideas since the...
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