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Monday, November 12, 2018

Unsung Heroes: Canada’s ‘Great War’ Sacrifice

Written by  James Bogle
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Dear Canadians and others,

After marching yesterday, brollied and bowler-hatted with officers of my old Regiment, the Queen’s Own Hussars, and with 10,000 other marchers, in a very memorable day at the Cenotaph in Whitehall, and at Horse Guards, I thought we needed more remembrance of the Commonwealth.

So here’s thanks to Canada’s heroes - fully 1% of the entire Canadian population became casualties in WW I - all too shamefully forgotten by the Empire whom they so faithfully served, doing so all over again in WW II.



This latter was the only version of O Canada! I could find that wasn’t ruined by crooning or rendered into ghastly schmaltz by some cheesy “pop” singer…

And let’s not forget those incredibly heroic Newfies at Beaumont Hamel when almost the entire Royal Newfoundland Regiment was wiped out in that most senseless of all wars and for what?

Well, the only rational way to think of it is that it was a massive sacrifice of the innocent to atone for the grotesque sins and follies of faithless previous generations and their leaders in the retreat from Christianity, and even from God, that has been the chief feature of our culture since the godless Satanism of the French Revolution. And what a sacrifice! Millions of young men never to return to their native lands, wives, families and sweethearts – truly shocking.

Finally the true old anthem of the Dominion… The Maple Leaf forever



Here’s remembering…


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