Mid week thoughts of Francis Pegahmagabow most decorated SNIPER WW1

Posted by on Aug 22, 2018 in The Invisible Army | 0 comments

Francis Pegahmagabow in Parry Sound Ontario.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Francis Pegahmagabow MM & two bars

March 8, 1889 – August 5, 1952) was the most effective sniper of World War I. Three times awarded the Military Medal and seriously wounded, he was an expert marksman and scout, credited with killing 378 Germans and capturing 300 more. Later in life, he served as chief and a councillor for the Wasauksing First Nation, and as an activist and leader in several First Nations organizations. He corresponded with and met other noted aboriginal figures including Fred Loft, Jules Sioui, Andrew Paull and John Tootoosis.

A TRUE CANADIAN HERO:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Francis_Pegahmagabow

http://www.army-armee.forces.gc.ca/en/news-publications/national-news-details-no-menu.page?doc=indigenous-war-hero-francis-pegahmagabow

CFS Alert is still hale andHearty:

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/defence-minister-arctic-policy-alert-visit-1.4790509

How many Canadians have served there??? Countless since its initial Construction in 1950. At the last census the population was certified at 62.  FYI a good read for any Veteran who may have served tours of CFS Alert: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CFS_Alert

The first two of the Orangeman’s Cohorts have fallen, this may be the  Crack in the Trump Administration which will see him  Be FIRED as he used to say on his Apprentice TV Show.

Enjoy the remainder of your week and please wear Red on Friday to show your support of our Troops, our Veterans and Military Families everywhere.

Nil Sine Labore

Robby

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