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Inspired by the CFPU

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Since launching the Canadian Film & Photo Unit website, I have received many emails from individuals seeking more information about the men and women that made up the Unit. However, I have never received an email quite like the one I received from Laurent, who sent me an email from Paris, France, in February, 2014. Instead of a question, Laurent sent me a link to a photo from his collection; an inspirational full size replica of a Canadian combat cameraman, comlplete with patch, and Speed Graphic camera, based on photos of Lt. Don Grant, and Lt. Frank Dubervil. Laurent’s project stemmed from an interest inspired by his Uncle (a former…

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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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