World War II

Campbell River veteran honoured while in hospital

Carl Kolonsky was just 20 years old when he arrived in Belgium in 1944

  • Jun 9, 2020


Duncan veteran recalls war’s end

War changed Jack Bridges’ life forever


95-year-old war veteran in Nanaimo recalls fighting up until VE Day and liberation afterward

Battle of the Scheldt was Tony Pearson’s baptism of fire in the combat leading to victory in Europe


Dutch liberation commemorated at Duncan cenotaph

Canadian troops played integral role

100 years young: Family, friends, firefighters celebrate Bill Cope’s birthday in Errington

Special procession held for Vancouver Island Second World War veteran

VIDEO: B.C. senior recalls ‘crazy’ wartime decision to grab bear cub from den

Henry Martens – now 96 – says he was lucky to be alive after youthful decision to enter a bear’s den

Greater Victoria man shares the secrets behind a portrait of a Canadian Bride

The portrait was painted by a famed Belgian artist immediately after the Second World War