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Thursday, November 13, 2008

German Soldier Infiltrates Ad


To honour the memory of the Canadian soldiers who died in the First World War, was offering, until the end of the month, a free Web search of military databases that contained the records of this country's soldiers.

A half-page ad that ran in a Toronto newspaper on Sunday, adorned with a large red poppy, was titled "My Grandfather. My Hero," with details of how to do the search.

But the colour ad featured a photograph of a German, not an Allied soldier, a blunder that angered some veterans and historians. [Link]

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