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Articles by Danny Bouchard

Posted on Feb 3, 2006 in Front Page Features, Stuff We Like

The Lost Photographs of the Star of Africa

Have you ever possessed an item of militaria and pondered on the history that may lay behind it? Have you ever considered who might originally have owned it and where that person could be now? Well, these are just some of the many the questions that ran through the head of one of our readers and wife’s grandfather; an 86 year-old Canadian World War 2 Veteran who, after more than 60 years, put to rest just such a mystery with the help of Armchair General on the internet…and some blind luck.

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