The Censor and the Reporter

WARSHIP WEDNESDAY, May 12/2021@23:56-IN MEMORY OF 91 ROYAL CANADIAN NAVY MEN/HEROES, WHOM WERE SERVING IN H.M.C.S. SHAWINIGAN K 136, SUNK BY U-1228, ON NOV., 24/1944, IN THE CABOT STRAIT…WITH ALL HANDS.

Still stands thine ancient sacrifice, a humble and a contrite heart; Lord God of Hosts be with us yet, LEST WE FORGET, LEST WE FORGET.

Poem by Rudyard Kipling.

At the going down of the SUN, and in the MORNING, WE WILL REMEMBER THEM, WE WILL REMEMBER THEM.

BLOG CREDIT: Censorship in America.

YOU ALL ARE NOT FORGOTTEN; 91 ROYAL CANADIAN NAVY MEN/HEROES OF H.M.C.S. SHAWINIGAN K 136.

Yours Aye, WITH RESPECT, LOVE, GRATITUDE; Brian Murza…Killick Vison, W.W.II Naval Researcher-Published Author, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada.

Censorship in America

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Source: TheChronicleHerald.ca

Second World War navy officials wanted U-boat attacks downplayed, but Halifax papers were in a war of their own.

By Mark Bourrie | Excerpt from The Fog of War

HALIFAX WAS Canada’s front-line city, the one town in Canada where no one could forget the war. If people needed a reminder, they could just glance at the harbour, which was usually crammed with Allied warships and with freighters engaged in the dangerous task of keeping Britain supplied with food, oil and weapons. Thousands of recruits to Canada’s navy were crammed into the city, along with merchant sailors, crews from Allied fleets, and war workers. It was one place in Canada where a spy could do serious damage to the Allied war effort.

The federal government, at the urging of the navy, slapped special secrecy and

censorship rules on Halifax to prevent leaks of information. The navy’s attitude was…

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Brian MURZA/Killick Vison is battleoftheatlantic19391945; W.W.II NAVAL RESEARCHER-PUBLISHED AUTHOR, PRESENT DAY NAVAL-MILITARY ANALYST, from Canada.

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