Second World War

Naval vet celebrating 100th birthday on Manitoulin Island

Sudbury Star Allan Tustian was one of Canada’s first sonar operators Allan Tustian jpg, SU One of the Canada’s first Asdic operators (better known as sonar) for the underwater detection of submarines in the Second World War is celebrating his 100th birthday. The Manitoulin North Shore Naval Veterans Association is putting on the party for […]

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Sudbury column: Latvia’s war role must be put in historical perspective

Sudbury Star Small countries caught between aggressive neighbours often have unfortunate histories and those neighbours often continue their aggressiveness Veterans of the Latvian Legion, a force that was commanded by the German Nazi Waffen-SS during WWII, and their sympathizers carry flags and posters as they walk to the Monument of Freedom in Riga, Latvia on […]

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We’re back to the 1930s politics of anger and, yes, appeasement | Larry Elliott

Climate change | The Guardian Opinion Economics We’re back to the 1930s politics of anger and, yes, appeasement Larry Elliott Echoes of a horrific decade are getting louder, and the UN climate accord is the equivalent of Chamberlain’s piece of paper Illustration: Eva Bee More than any other decade, the 1930s act as a reference […]

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Exhibition a showcase for WW2 history buff’s love for model making

Timmins Daily Press History enthusiast and craftsmen Lorenzo Jalbert, of Timmins, returns to the Timmins Museum with his mechanized models ships, tanks, and airplanes from the Second World War. History enthusiast and craftsmen Lorenzo Jalbert, of Timmins, returns to the Timmins Museum with his mechanized models ships, tanks, and airplanes from the Second World War. […]

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