Tag: France

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 […]

Friday the 13th “Acts of War”

IslamRising: Special feature to the Calling Out Community, Posted November 15, 2015. Once again, radical Islamic terrorists have struck at the heart of France – the city of Paris – and with devastating results. The scenes were heartbreaking, as France faced its most deadly assault since the Second […]

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 […]