Posts Tagged ‘ Second World War ’

Merciful Injustice: The wartime murder that polarized Vancouver

September 22, 2013

In an urban landscape on edge, a thief with a gun shatters a Japanese-Canadian family’s world. Twenty-five years after the Canadian government apologized to Japanese-Canadians for the Second World War internment of nearly 23,000 B.C. residents, The Vancouver Sun relates a fascinating untold story from the period. The six-part series by Stewart Muir draws from [...]

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Oil-filled WW II-era shipwreck off B.C. coast to be salvaged

July 27, 2013
Oil-filled WW II-era shipwreck off B.C. coast to be salvaged

The Canadian Coast Guard plans to clean up a leaking U.S. transport vessel that went down off the British Columbia coast during the Second World War. CBC | British Columbia News

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Coast Guard taking on clean up of forgotten Second World War U.S. shipwreck off B.C. coast

July 26, 2013

The Canadian Coast Guard plans to clean up a leaking U.S. transport vessel that went down off the British Columbia coast during the Second World War. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Famed Second World War photo to be set in bronze by New Westminster, B.C.

July 25, 2013

Artists Veronica and Edwin Dam de Nogales to create a bronze memorial based on the famous photo, “Wait for me, Daddy,” taken by The Province newspaper photographer Claude Dettloff globeandmail – British Columbia

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War photo “Wait For Me, Daddy” to be cast in bronze on spot of famous picture

July 24, 2013

The City of New Westminster is just an outstretched hand away from memorializing a famous Second World War moment in bronze. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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