Sent to me by a fellow Merchant Seaman
In the late winter of 1949, the RCN was shaken by three almost simultaneous cases of mass insubordination variously described as "Incidents" or "Mutinies":
On February 26, when the destroyer HMCS Athabaskan was on a fuelling stop at Manzanillo, Colima...
My own 2 cent's worth is I agree with the above post,I forget when it started the Officer's over the years came back talking like C.E.O.'s and treating the Military like it was a Blue Chip Corporation.
I and others noted the change in their demeanour,speech and the micro management.
First off we have to admit that we get jack crap as a soldier's,airman or sailor's in Canada compared to the State's.
In the State's you produce military I.D. you get a discount from any where from 10% to 25%.
Ah but not here in Canada!!! >:(
I have produced my Canadian Mil I.D. in Texas...
The Wisconsin firing her 16" gun's for the last time.
Note the camera crew filiming and the Officer in the bridge. ::)
This is a blog.
Start from day 1,it's all the letter's the soldier sent home and what he recived from home.
Start from day 1!!!!!!!!!!!!!
It's a good read as it's take's you back in time,in a time when people wrote letter's and look at the hand writting.
To one and all we are losing our Legion's and ANAVET's Club's.
Let's not let them die!!
Did you know if you have problem's with anything to do with a Veteran Affairs they will help you.
KEEP THE LEGION AND ANAVETS ALIVE
JOIN TO DAY !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!