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43 Archival description results for Holland

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Bay News

Alex Morrison and Ted Slaney: "The Bay News, the newspaper of the Cape Breton Highlanders, began weekly publication with its first edition hitting the streets on 25 August (1945). It was intended to be a self-supporting venture but the staff was assured that any losses would be covered. Its last edition was on 24 November (1945)."

Cape Breton Highlanders

Item is a photograph of Cape Breton Highlanders standing on a dirt road in Holland. Identified left to right are Joe Corkery, Burgess, D. MacEachern, Saxton, an unidentified Highlander and John MacKay.

Cape Breton Highlanders in front of the Sixty-Two Club

Item is a photograph of a group of Cape Breton Highlanders. Identified in the photo are J. Corkery, J. Vickers, J. Donovan, P. Turnbull, B. MacAulay, B. Kipping, two unidentified Highlanders and a young boy. The men are standing in front of a building with a sign that says "Sixty-Two Club" which was showing the 1944 film "Together Again." 62 was also the unit number for the Cape Breton Highlanders.

Charles R. "Sharkey" MacDonald

Item is a photograph of Cape Breton Highlander Charles R. "Sharkey" MacDonald standing in a boxing stance. Charles was known as "Sharkey" to his comrades and was known to be a boxer. Sharkey had also won a divisional lightweight boxing championship while the unit was in Holland.

Sgt. Stu MacDonald

Item is a photograph of Cape Breton Highlander Sergeant Stu MacDonald and another unidentified Cape Breton Highlander posing next to a captured German anti-aircraft cannon that was taken in Holland

The Hayshakers

Item is a photograph of the Cape Breton Highlanders' softball team "The Hayshakers" that was formed and played after the end of World War II while the unit was stationed in Holland.