On this November 11, my latest book Jackson's Wars is the subject of my conversation with Greg Marchildon on the Champlain Society's popular podcast Witness to Yesterday, "The Artist Soldier," episode 198. You can also read an excerpt detailing Jackson's traumatic experiences at Sanctuary Wood on the Ypres salient in June 1916.
A gold coin dating to 1422-27 has been found in Newfoundland. Now what?
As the Canadian Press reported today (link here to the article in the Globe & Mail), a gold coin minted in London between 1422 and 1427 has been found in an undisclosed location on the south coast of Newfoundland. While experts caution that the coin wasn't necessarily in Newfoundland at that date, it inevitably will... Continue Reading →