Tag: Army

Russia and China Host Joint War Games… On 9/11

UK newspapers The Guardian, The Independent,¬†and the Sun, and many other European news services are reporting today that the Russian Federation has just completed the largest military drill by their armed forces in their entire history.¬† ¬†American news bureaus have been largely silent on the matter. The Russians […]

Vimy Ridge at 100: Canada Rises Up

The steps of the National War Memorial in Ottawa were¬†bathed in the glow of 3,598 candles on Saturday night, April 9, 2017 – each one¬†lit to represent¬†a Canadian soldier killed in the First World War¬†Battle of Vimy Ridge.¬†¬†Canadian Army Cadets then¬†stood¬†guard¬†overnight¬†at our capital city War¬†Memorial¬†to mark the 100th […]

Japan’s Rising Military Power

by Calling Out Community, Posted September 18, 2015 In a move that has infuriated neighbouring China, the upper house of the Japan’s parliament (the Diet) has approved legislation giving more power to the armed forces. This legislation will allow Japanese troops to fight overseas – something has been […]

Back to the Beaches…Again

by Calling Out Community, Posted June 6, 2015 71 years ago this morning (June 6, 1944) my Uncle Clayton Cross was on a landing craft with a handful of other prairie boys, crossing the English Channel from the relatively safe British coast, embarking on an adventure into Nazi-occupied […]