Author Archives: David Fuller

About David Fuller

Writer, historian and baseball guy. Also managing editor of the branch magazine, The Maple Leaf

Ted Barris tells the Canadian side of the Dam Busters raid

Author Ted Barris was our guest speaker on Saturday, Sept. 22 at the R.S. McLaughlin Armoury in Oshawa. Here is a short interview with him, talking about his latest book Dam Busters: Canadian Airmen and the Secret Raid Against Nazi … Continue reading

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Start writing your articles for the Final centenary edition now!

Hard to believe, but the Centenary of the Great War is coming to a close. Now is the time to submit that story you’ve been meaning to write for The Maple Leaf. We will be rounding up all the Nov. … Continue reading

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New Maple Leaf is out now

The Fall issue of The Maple Leaf is out this Saturday. Pick up your copy at our September meeting or look for it in the mail soon.

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Nova Scotia in the First World War – a video interview with historian Brian Tennyson

This short video interview with historian Brian Tennyson by The Maple Leaf Managing Editor David Fuller was shot outside Tennyson’s old high school, Malvern Collegiate in Toronto, where he was a student in the 1950s. He is professor emeritus at … Continue reading

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Norm Christie calls on remembrance community to band together

Author/Broadcaster Norm Christie spoke at the May 6, 2018 meeting at the R.S. McLaughlin Armoury. In a video interview afterwards, he explains why groups like COBWFA need to join other organizations across the country to urge the government to help … Continue reading

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Can you help ID this man’s unit?

I have recently been asked to identify the unit that this Canadian sergeant served with and I am wondering if any of our visitors can help.

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Soldier’s identity discovered through research for The Maple Leaf

When COBWFA member Rod Henderson turned in a story about the Canadian Corps Championships of 1918 for an upcoming edition of branch magazine The Maple Leaf, one of the photographs available to illustrate it was of an unnamed corporal of … Continue reading

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The Maple Leaf – Winter 2013

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