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CFPU Combat Cameramen

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PHOTO ABOVE: Colour photograph of the Canadian Film & Photo Unit. Copyright belongs to the Crown ; Credit: Canada. Department of National Defence / Library and Archives Canada / ecopy After years of research, and demand, I am posting a list of the names of the combat cameramen, both cine and stills from the Canadian Film and Photo Unit 1941-1946. I wish to credit Norman Quick, who supplied me with lists of names from the CFPU reunions that had been held in the past, (Victoria – 1986, Ottawa – 1988, Toronto – 1990, and Edmonton – 1992), and for his personal insight into the history and structure of the Public…

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My photographer friend was a WW II hero by By JEFF MAGUIRE

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PHOTO ABOVE: Major David V. Currie (left, with pistol in hand) of The South Alberta Regiment accepting the surrender of German troops at St. Lambert-sur-Dives, France, 19 August 1944. Major Currie was awarded the Victoria Cross for his leadership during the Canadian attack on the village. Credit: Lieut. Donald I. Grant / Canada. Dept. of National Defence / Library and Archives Canada / PA-111565. Restrictions on use: Nil. Copyright: Expired. Sgt. Jack Stollery can be seen at the far left filming Major David Currie in the act of winning the Victory Cross. My photographer friend was a WW II hero. By JEFF MAGUIRE Originally written Dec 8, 2011 In recent years I…

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