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Dale Gervais has 21 articles published.

Dale Gervais has been actively researching and documenting the history of the Canadian Army Film & Photo Unit since 2006. Dale is currently employed as a Film Conservator at Library & Archives Canada.

WWII British & Commonwealth War Correspondent Model Set

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I was absolutely stunned the other day when someone sent me an email asking me if I heard about these new model figures featuring War Correspondents that they had come across. I followed the included link and was thoroughly amazed. The link took me to a website called TRACK-LINK, “Since (the website) came online in January 6, 1996 as one of the first AFV (Armoured Fighting Vehicle) modeling sites on the Internet, TRACK-LINK has established itself as the leading electronic resource for thousands of AFV modelers worldwide.” Within the forums section of the website was a posting by modeler Martyn Smith. His topic; Subject: [Figures Review] Bronco Models – W.W.II…

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The Accidental Birdwatcher – Book Review

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Born in England and educated at Rugby and Oxford, Michael Spencer’s interest in bird watching arose as an excuse to avoid playing cricket, “So, for the wrong reason, the avoidance of cricket, I went on a bird walk around a reservoir in the middle of England.” Little did Michael know at the time, but on June 8, 1935 at the Stanford Reservoir, Michael and his den-mate Sharon Watson would become inadvertent contributors to the science of ornithology; an inland record of a Northern Gannet. Along with bird watching, Michael knew early on that even though he was studying Law at Oxford, he would eventually find himself a career in the…

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