August 31, 2015


Point of View

Winnipeg remembers

The striking statue of an angel carrying a fallen WW1 soldier up to heaven, commissioned by the Canadian Pacific Railroad to honour employees killed during WW1, WW2 and the Korean war, sits on the grounds of Deer Lodge Hospital.
Sunrise over the  British Commonwealth Air Training Plan memorial at  the Garden of Memories  at the Air Force Memorial Park outside the  17 Wing  Air Force Way gate. The BCATP way started in 1939 and trained 131,553  aircrew members  at 100 schools in Canada , with 12 schools  and 14 satellite airfoils in Manitoba that trained pilots from Canada , Australia , New Zealand, and Great Britain.
Sunrise over the  British Commonwealth Air Training Plan memorial at  the Garden of Memories  at the Air Force Memorial Park outside the  17 Wing  Air Force Way gate. The BCATP started in 1939 and trained 131,553  aircrew members  at 100 schools in Canada , with 12 schools  and 14 satellite airfoils in Manitoba that trained pilots from Canada , Australia , New Zealand , and Great Britain.
Garden of Memories  at the Air Force Memorial Park outside the 17 Wing Air Force Way gate - the bricks that make up the sidewalk have the names of pilots and flight crew that trained in Manitoba during World War II.
Brookside Cemetery is home to the largest and oldest municipal military Field of Honour in Canada. More than 12,000 Veterans, Service men, Service women and their families have been interred here since 1915.
Brookside Cemetery plaque dedicated to the  Winnipeg Grenadiers who fought off waves of Japanese solders December 19, 1941.
Sergeant Major John Osborne won his Victoria Cross by throwing himself on a grenade saving the soldiers around him.
Brookside Cemetery is home to the largest and oldest municipal military Field of Honour in Canada. More than 12,000 Veterans, Service men, Service women and their families have been interred here since 1915.
The Korean War monument located  at Brookside Cemetery
Grave of Charlotte Susan Wood, Canada's first Silver Cross Mother at Brookside Cemetery. Wood lost five sons in WW1.
St. Boniface Cathedral grounds war memorial to french soldiers in WW1
St. Boniface Cathedral grounds war memorial to french soldiers in WW1
St. Boniface memorial outside the Belgian Legion, statue to Belguim's fallen soldiers of WW1
Memorial Park  statue to All Women of the British Commonwealth that served in the armed forces and gave their lives during WW1and WW2
Memorial Park  statue to Winnipeg-born Sir William Stephenson
Memorial Park statue to the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan
WW1 memorial statue at the Manitoba Legislative grounds
WW1 memorial with the names of the fallen from WW1 on the grounds of the Manitoba Legislative Building
The striking statue of an angel carrying a fallen WW1 soldier up to heaven, commissioned by the Canadian Pacific Railroad to honour employees killed during WW1, WW2 and the Korean war, sits on the grounds of Deer Lodge Hospital.
Sunrise over the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan memorial at the Garden of Memories at the Air Force Memorial Park outside the 17 Wing Air Force Way gate. The BCATP way started in 1939 and trained 131,553 aircrew members at 100 schools in Canada , with 12 schools and 14 satellite airfoils in Manitoba that trained pilots from Canada , Australia , New Zealand, and Great Britain.
Sunrise over the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan memorial at the Garden of Memories at the Air Force Memorial Park outside the 17 Wing Air Force Way gate. The BCATP started in 1939 and trained 131,553 aircrew members at 100 schools in Canada , with 12 schools and 14 satellite airfoils in Manitoba that trained pilots from Canada , Australia , New Zealand , and Great Britain.
Garden of Memories at the Air Force Memorial Park outside the 17 Wing Air Force Way gate - the bricks that make up the sidewalk have the names of pilots and flight crew that trained in Manitoba during World War II.
Brookside Cemetery is home to the largest and oldest municipal military Field of Honour in Canada. More than 12,000 Veterans, Service men, Service women and their families have been interred here since 1915.
Brookside Cemetery plaque dedicated to the Winnipeg Grenadiers who fought off waves of Japanese solders December 19, 1941. Sergeant Major John Osborne won his Victoria Cross by throwing himself on a grenade saving the soldiers around him.
Brookside Cemetery is home to the largest and oldest municipal military Field of Honour in Canada. More than 12,000 Veterans, Service men, Service women and their families have been interred here since 1915.
The Korean War monument located at Brookside Cemetery
Grave of Charlotte Susan Wood, Canada's first Silver Cross Mother at Brookside Cemetery. Wood lost five sons in WW1.
St. Boniface Cathedral grounds war memorial to french soldiers in WW1
St. Boniface Cathedral grounds war memorial to french soldiers in WW1
St. Boniface memorial outside the Belgian Legion, statue to Belguim's fallen soldiers of WW1
Memorial Park statue to All Women of the British Commonwealth that served in the armed forces and gave their lives during WW1and WW2
Memorial Park statue to Winnipeg-born Sir William Stephenson "the man called Intrepid " - a WW2 spy that inspired the character James Bond.
Memorial Park statue to the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan
WW1 memorial statue at the Manitoba Legislative grounds
WW1 memorial with the names of the fallen from WW1 on the grounds of the Manitoba Legislative Building

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