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In photos: Milton Cohen's poetry and pre-war life in Montreal

Milton Cohen and Sam Borer were high school friends who played on the same basketball team at their Montreal high school. Like many young men of their generation, their lives were forever changed by the Second World War

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A photo of their 1931-32 basketball team - Sam Borer and Milton Cohen the first two on the left.

Courtesy of Leonard Borer

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An excerpt from one of Milton Cohen's poems mailed to Sam Borer in Montreal.

Courtesy of Leonard Borer

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Picture of Milton Cohen taken overseas during the war.

Courtesy of Sam Borer

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