A note to readers in the area: the Queens of Egypt exhibit at the Museum of History is well worth taking in. It wraps up on August 22nd, so book tickets as soon as you can. For the rest of you, I paid a visit yesterday and thoroughly enjoyed it. Photos to come down the line.
Keith Jones was seventeen when he enlisted in the Naval Reserves. He would serve with distinction, survive the war, and the memories would stay with him.
A couple of his journals are displayed here, along with a medal, received from the Soviets for participating in the Murmansk Run.
Another bit of military hardware, a rocket launcher.
This I found fascinating: a German pilot shot down in France and was captured. This was his life vest, signed by RCAF servicemen.
A profile of a Canadian officer who would serve with distinction in the Italian campaign and meet his end there: Alexander Campbell.
This caught my eye.