Canada at War: EXTERNAL AFFAIRS: Practical Internationalism

A working example of internationalism was highlighted last week when the citizens of St. Stephen, N.B. and Calais, Me.

staged their V-E celebration together.

With U.S. and Canadian soldiers, Legionnaires, policemen and firemen marching side by side, the two mayors led a parade which crossed and recrossed the border.

The two towns have been practicing internationalism for more than 100 years.

One day during the U.S. Revolutionary War, a British soldier named Duncan McColl was sent on a mission that took him in plain view of sharpshooting Yan kees. Their musket balls shredded his clothing, tore off his cap and the heel of...

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