Two Canadian First World War soldiers found in France

 

March 24, 2017 – Ottawa – National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces

The Department of National Defence (DND) and the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) have identified the remains of a First World War soldier found in a field outside Arleux-en-Gohelle, France, as those of Sergeant James Alexander Milne from Kincardineshire, Scotland, and then Calgary, Alberta. Sergeant Milne was a member of the 10th Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force, a unit perpetuated by The Royal Winnipeg Rifles and The Calgary Highlanders.

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Images of War, The British On The Somme 1916, rare photographs from wartime archives

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Another new addition to the very popular Images of War series. This book covers the British on the Somme in 1916. The author has provided clear text to accompany the outstanding selection of images. The war artist was still very important during the Great War but photographic output was immense. Much Recommended

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Air War Archive, Heinkel He 111, The Early Years – Fall of France, Battle of Britain and the Blitz

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Another new addition to the very popular Air War Archive series. This book covers the early war years of the Heinkel He 111, which was one of the most important German bombers, flying on through WWII to the end. The author has provided clear text to accompany the outstanding selection of images. There is also an introduction that covers the Heinkel development process through to the He 111. Much Recommended

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Images of War, The War in the South Pacific, rare photographs from wartime archives

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Another new addition to the very popular Images of War series. This book covers the fight back from 1942. The author has provided some very readable text to accompany the fine selection of images. This is one of the larger books in the series and contains more text with extra pages to ensure a first rate collection of images. Much Recommended

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Lockheed Martin F-35 Production Adds Jobs in Johnstown

BF-01 Flight 424/BF-4 Flight 249. Formation Testing near Pax River on 06 August 2014 with Mr. Dan Levin as the pilot of BF-01 and Major Mike Kingen as the pilot of BF-04.

 

JOHNSTOWN, Pa., March 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will expand production for components of the F-35 Lightning II with a new facility in Johnstown, including more than 40 new jobs by the end of 2018.

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British Warships of the Second World War, detailed in the original builders’ plans

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The Seaforth imprint of Pen & Sword has a well-deserved reputation for producing fine studies of naval technology and action. This new book contains well-chosen technical drawings within it as excellent illustration. The author provides a well-balanced review of British Warship design and construction prior to and during WWII. Much Recommended


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