Holland

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43 Archival description results for Holland

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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.

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.

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)."

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.

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