Apr 09 2010
Not quite the end of an era. We have picked up that torch. From the Canadian Press:
He said their “fearlessness in war and selflessness in peace first defined our young nation in the eyes of the world.”
“These Canadians did not fight the First World War to expand our dominion. It was not over old hostilities that they battled.
“No, these young people risked their lives so that other nations could live in the same peace and freedom that had taken such deep root in Canada.
“Fierce warriors with tender hearts, rock-ribbed patriots with a sense of international responsibility, these men embodied a greatness that later generations of Canadians have striven to emulate.”
Further Reading: A Vimy Ridge Commemoration