Anita Anand

Marking Merchant Navy Veterans Day

eAwaz Local News

Ottawa – Every year, in September, Canadians honour the dedication, bravery, and personal sacrifice of the 12,000 men and women who served in Canada’s Merchant Navy during the Second World War. The Merchant Navy was a vital lifeline and played a decisive role in the Allied war effort throughout the Battle of the Atlantic — the longest continuous battle of …