Date: Sunday, February 19, 2023
Time: Noon to 4pm
Location: Royal Canadian Legion Branch 593, 4026 Old Richmond Road, Bell’s Corners.
Cost: Free entry & parking.
Info: (613) 823.7000 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Norm’s Topic: The veteran’s pilgrimage to France for the unveiling of the Vimy Memorial, July 1936. The bittersweet swansong of the Great War generation. Starts at 2pm. Event Details
Sponsored by: The King & Empire Foundation
Buy your Sweetie a Great War Book and she will love you forever? Those interested in history and are in the Ottawa area are welcome to join our “Sweetie” History Event. If you have items to sell, trade or buy, bring them along. There will be tables and a bar. Let’s save Canadian History! “Come-on Ottawa, we need people to show up!”. Stay tuned for info about the event to follow, on Sunday March 26!
Tours: Stay tuned for 2023 updates.
Norm Christie is the author of the For King & Empire book series and host of History Television’s critically acclaimed six part series, For King and Empire, For King And Country, and Battlefield Mysteries. Additionally, he hosted a two-hour History Television special on Canada’s Lost Battlefields, and another on the Secret Liberators, and the newly released Great War Tour.
Find out about opportunities available to you to tour the First and Second World War battlefields and other significant locations with Norm Christie
Order exclusive Norm Christie DVDs, including the television series Battlefield Mysteries, For King And Empire, and For King And Country
Wide selection of Norm Christie titles, memoires and first-hand accounts of First and Second World War experiences by the people who were there.
A metallurgical engineer by trade, Christie has combined his varied background and 20 years of research to produce a unique view into the First World War. Since 1996 he has written 17 books on the Canadian Military History experience in two World Wars.
Norm Christie will be attending or speaking at a number of events in 2014. He will be available to sign DVDs and books, and to discuss his Battlefield Tours. Norm will also answer any questions on the history of Canadians in the two World Wars and will have a full range of books and DVDS available.
Check to see if there are any military shows or events scheduled.
The Jack Kipling identification has been getting a lot of coverage lately. It appears that after only 24 years, the doubters have conceded that the original report from 1992 was, in fact, correct. For those who don’t know, I wrote that report when Record Officer of the CWGC in Maidenhead, England. For YOUR EYES ONLY the report is in this email. It’s odd but I am not mentioned in any of these articles, and no one bothered to contact me (very odd). My feelings are very hurt. If you have any questions please contact me.
This will be 6 episodes when completed. Currently two, Master of War and The Missing, have been broadcast and are on-line at TVO.org. Sacred Places and The Vimy Pilgrimage will......01 December, 2014 No comment