Category Archives: HISTORICAL

FALL CRUISE

I participated in a fall cruise from Montreal to Boston with stops along the St. Lawrence, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia and New England.  MS ROTTERDAM Our ship was the MS Rotterdam of the Holland America Line. VIEW OF MONTREAL … Continue reading

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THE GREEN MONSTER

Today is the start of the American League Championship series between the Boston Red Sox  and the Houston Astros at Fenway Park. Last weekend while visiting Boston, I was fortunate to take a tour of  historic Fenway, the oldest park … Continue reading

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AERO GATINEAU-OTTAWA

I attended the AERO Gatineau-Ottawa Airshow on Saturday, September 15. Great event to photograph iconic aircraft from the last two world wars. CANADIAN ASTRONAUT CHRIS HADFIELD ON HAND TO MEET THE PUBLIC Re-enactor Jean Phillipe welcomes you to the airshow … Continue reading

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ISRAEL AIR FORCE GRADUATION CEREMONY

One of the highlights of my trip was the visit to the Israel Air Force Centre for the graduation ceremony for new pilots of the Israeli Defence Forces (IDF) on the 70th anniversary of the Israeli Air Force. In a country … Continue reading

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JERUSALEM HOLOCAUST MUSEUM

Yad Vashem, Israel’s largest Holocaust memorial is set on the slopes of the Mount of Remembrance on the edge of Jerusalem  CATTLE CAR Photography with the museum is forbidden so I concentrated on the open air exhibits. What caught my attention the most … Continue reading

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THE MAPLE LEAF FOREVER!

COMFORT MAPLE, PELHAM, ONTARIO The Comfort Maple is Canada’s oldest and finest example of a climax forest Sugar Maple (Acer Saccharum). The tree has been estimated by the Ontario Forestry Association to be between four and five hundred  years old.  … Continue reading

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DARKEST HOUR

 Hard to believe that a film could beat DUNKIRK but along comes Darkest Hour to prove me wrong. Darkest Hour is the story of Churchill’s rise to power amidst the crisis of the European collapse in the face of the … Continue reading

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PEARL HARBOR

“Dec 7, 1941 –   A date that will live in infamy.”                                              Franklin Delano Roosevelt ARIZONA MEMORIAL, PEARL HARBOR

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HIGHLAND MEMORIALS

On this November 11, some images of Scottish war memorials. BRITISH COMMANDO MEMORIAL, SPEAN BRIDGE Memorial to the British Commandos who trained in the Spean Bridge area during WWII.   GLENCOE MASSACRE MEMORIAL, GLENCOE

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COLUMBUS DAY

Happy Columbus Day! COLUMBUS MONUMENT, PORT VELL, BARCELONA Monument erected at the foot of La Rambla to commemorate Columbus’s meeting with King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella in Barcelona after his journey to the Americas.

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