Ortona Remembered

This week, rather than attend to their usual Tuesday night training activities, cadets of 72nd Seaforth Royal Canadian Army Cadet Corps commemorated the Christmas Dinner served to members of the Seaforth Highlanders of Canada during the historic Battle of Ortona. The background story goes like this: December 25, 1943 was Christmas in Ortona, Italy and…

The Ortona Dinner

Remembering our past and marking major historical and civic events in Canadian history is an important aspect of the Army Cadet program. Readers may have seen Seaforth cadets at a Canada Day parade, a Remembrance Day event, or event at the opening of one of the BC Lions’ football games. But, because it is less…