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Book Review

Book Review

You may remember Alex Barris. He was a journalist (had the Barris Beat column for the Toronto Star) and he was a panel participant in the old TV series Front Page Challenge, as well as being an actor. Well, his son Ted Barris is also a journalist & has written a new book, recently on the market, called Rush To Danger. His father was a US Medic during WW2 and was at the Battle of the Bulge among other things. Ted’s book honours...

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Canada’s Aviation Medicine Pioneers /Les pionniers de la médecine aéronautique au Canada

Canada’s Aviation Medicine Pioneers /Les pionniers de la médecine aéronautique au Canada

Le texte en français suit That according to Peter Allen, a former commercial airline pilot who wrote a paper on the early years of Canadian aviation medicine for the Canadian Aviation Historical Society Journal (CAHS), much of the credit for getting Banting involved belongs to Major A. A. James of the Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps, who had spent a year studying the state of aviation medicine in other countries. “Realizing that...

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RCMS Trivia / Trivia du SSRC

RCMS Trivia / Trivia du SSRC

  The first CFHSTC Honorary Colonel was a member of the British Trans Arctic Expedition in 1968-69   Click here  to learn more   Le premier colonel honoraire du CTSHFC a été membre de l’expédition transarctique britannique en 1968-1969.   Cliquez ici pour en savoir plus       The origin of the motto of the Royal Canadian Medical Services / L’origine de la devise du Service de santé  royal...

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Remembrance

Remembrance

A tribute to the thousands of Canadian nurses who have carried out official duties with the military during the Northwest Rebellion, the South African War, the First and Second World Wars, the Korean War, the Afghanistan Conflict, and numerous humanitarian operations. https://www.royalcdnmedicalsvc.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/Canadian-Nurses-Album.pdf

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Le texte en français suit The Canadian Military Medical Services Virtual Museum  is eager to provide greater exposure for Canadian military medical artifacts which unfortunately aren’t centralized in a physical museum. To make this happen we ask individuals and units to share photos and descriptions of items they may have on display or tucked away in a storage area. We not only want to expose our artifacts but to compile an inventory of...

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Llandovery Castle Remembered / Souvenir de Llandovery Castle

Llandovery Castle Remembered / Souvenir de Llandovery Castle

Le texte en français suit    Sinking of HMHS Llandovery Castle 27 June 1918   A commemorative photo album was prepared to record and share photos of events held in Ottawa and Halifax on the 100th anniversary of  the torpedo sinking of HMHS Llandovery Castle. These events served to honour and remember those members of the Canadian Army Medical Corps who lost their lives. Click here to view album.   Texte en français commence ...

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