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Johnny Canuck

"Johnny Canuck" was a popular moniker that was used to describe Canadian soldiers in WWII. Although some believe it was a putdown, legend has it that Johnny Canuck was taken from a Canadian folk hero, A great logger who was a skater and a hockey player in his spare time.

Johnny Canuck, a Captain in the Allied air forces, is Canada's answer to Nazi oppression, operating like a freelance agent. He is also referred to as "Canada's super hero."
Johnny Canuck

Published on: 2004-08-05 (11576 reads)

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