Veterans of the
North a book of pictures and stories of veterans from
the Great Northern Peninsula and coastal Labrador who fought in World
War I, World War II, the Korean and Gulf Wars. As you turn the pages,
you will wonder who these young men and women were. When the alarm
sounded that the world was at war, they did not hesitate. The left
their fishing boats, their farm machinery, their mothers and fathers,
brothers and sisters, sweethearts and friends. They headed into strange
lands, to walk on strange soil, some never to return to their homes
again. ISBN 1-894294-56-4
Affairs Canada for their Canadian Virtual War Memorial
and its data base: http://www.virtualmemorial.gc.ca/
51, Royal Canadian Legion, Happy Valley-Goose Bay,
Labrador, For access to, and use of, their photo collection, and in
particular to Past President Paul Cooke for his encouragement in
keeping this project going and making it a success.
of those interested and concerned individuals who took the trouble to
search out pictures and information from family albums and personal
archives and send them along to us.
heartfelt thanks to all of you.
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