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Once More With Feeling

So after thinking about it, I wasn’t really happy with the opening and decided to change it, incorporating some later stuff into it so I could spend less time on the technicalities and more time on the characters. 3,696 more words

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An Excerpt from "Vimy"

December, 1916

Lieutenant Thomas Kirby started awake. He rarely slept any more, and so when his exhaustion had finally given out, it was like a blessing. 2,916 more words

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Judge orders Edmonton military officer to face trial on sex charges

EDMONTON – A high-ranking military officer accused of sex crimes has been ordered to stand trial.

Lt.-Col. Mason Stalker, commander of the 1st Battalion, Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry in Edmonton, was arrested last year on 10 charges. 92 more words

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Preliminary hearing for Edmonton commander facing sex charges starts Tuesday

The preliminary hearing for Lt.-Col. Mason Stalker, who is facing 10 charges in a sexual assault investigation, is scheduled to start Tuesday.

Stalker was arrested last July and in September, he elected to have a jury trial. 119 more words

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'If you sweat up there, you die'; Edmonton soldiers participate in dangerous Arctic operation

EDMONTON — Troops from Edmonton recently carried out a military operation in one of the most extreme climates on earth. Exercise Arctic Ram had troops parachute into the Arctic and participate in a ground mission at -50ºC. 689 more words

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Edmonton-based soldiers head north for parachute mission to the Arctic

“If we don’t get in the air soon, I’m going to piss myself.”

The soldier next to me has been wriggling in his seat for the last few minutes, looking everywhere for some sign of relief. 1,017 more words

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The Christmas Truce of 1916: my Grandad was there.

When I was a little boy in the late 1950s and 1960s, my Grandad used to mention to me how there had been a Christmas truce with the Germans during his time with the Canadian Army. 1,320 more words

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