Wait for me, Daddy!



Title: Wait for me Daddy

Photographer: C.P. Deitloff

Date: 1940

This photograph was taken by a Vancouver Daily Province staff photographer on Oct. 1, 1940 as the British Columbia Regiment marched down Eighth Street in New Westminster, before embarking overseas to join the war effort. The photograph subsequently became famous the world over, as it became “Picture of the Week” in Life Magazine.

Courtesy of UBC Library’ Rare Books and Special Collections (UL 1246).