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Stories of Service and Sacrifice
Army • Home Town: Carmon, Manitoba
In all the books they write, they mention Evans but nobody ever mentions my buddy Tolver and he's the one that went back out to get Evans.
Army • Home Town: Saint John, New Brunswick
And that’s what bothered me the most anyway was the sense of failure when you lost somebody. Because you always think, well, if I’d known a little more, maybe I could have saved him.
Army • Home Town: Calgary, Alberta
My experience during the Second World War convinced me that war was hell. And when I was in Korea, I think that’s what I tried to get out with my photographs, that war was hell.
Navy • Home Town: London, United Kingdom
And every bullet that hit him knocked him back about six inches, still with his gun dangling in his hand and he was going back, back, back, blood coming out everywhere.
Air Force • Home Town: Sorrento, British Columbia
I often used to wonder really what happened to people down there. But again, war was war.
Air Force • Home Town: Guelph, Ontario
And it took about an hour to convince these nurses when we’re flying that I was really the pilot. So to pacify them, I took them down, oh, maybe about 15 feet off the ground so they could get good pictures