Canada at War

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Remembrance Day – In Flanders Fields poem by John McCrae . Remembrance Day Quotes, Remembrance Sunday, Memorial Day Quotes, Anzac Day Quotes, Remembrance Day Activities, I Am Canadian, Canadian History, Canadian Things, American History

‘It’s really a hometown story’: John McCrae honoured in Guelph

While some think he's from Montreal, others think he's a Brit, the story of soldier, doctor and poet John McCrae traces back to Guelph, Ontario.

unbelievable-facts: “Léo Major was a Canadian soldier who single-handedly captured 93 German soldiers and liberated the city of Zwolle, broke his back, went AWOL from a hospital, rejoined his troops and then captured another 100 Germans and. History Major, Canadian History, Women's History, Ancient History, American History, Native American, Wtf Fun Facts, Random Facts, Strange Facts

Unbelievable facts

unbelievable-facts: “Léo Major was a Canadian soldier who single-handedly captured 93 German soldiers and liberated the city of Zwolle, broke his back, went AWOL from a hospital, rejoined his troops...

Extremely Young Soldier of World War II Hitler toward the end of the war was sending boys off to fight. World History, World War Ii, Fukushima, Interesting History, Military History, Historical Photos, Vintage Photos, Wwii, Sad Pictures

Sad pictures of Child Soldiers in WWII

Wars are always started by the adults, but not only adults take part. War does not spare anyone, so armed kids aren't a rare occurrence. Sometimes they

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What Soldiers Carried Into Battle On D-Day PLUS 360˚ Views

While the weight of a soldier’s kit could vary—depending on the task—it was anything but light on D-Day. These two figures illustrate, in general terms, the varied and specialized uniform and equipment worn by the 1st Canadian Parachute Battalion airborne (left) and North Shore (N.B.) Regiment (right) amphibious assault troops. The weight of an average soldier’s kit could easily exceed 36 kilograms or 80 pounds.

nickdrake: “ A fifteen year old German soldier, Hans-Georg Henke, cries after being captured by the US Army in Rechtenbach, Germany, on April He was a member of the Luftwaffe anti-air squad (Flakhelfer) who burst into tears as his world. Nagasaki, Hiroshima, World History, World War Ii, Ww2 History, German Boys, German Army, Historical Photos, American History

15 year old Hans George Henke of the Hitler Youth, taken prisoner by the soldier of the 9th U.S Army. Giessen, Germany. 1945

Post with 0 votes and 796 views. 15 year old Hans George Henke of the Hitler Youth, taken prisoner by the soldier of the 9th U.S Army. Giessen, Germany. 1945

10 Fun Facts About Winnie The Pooh Lt. Colebourne and Winnie – the bear who became the inspiration for A. Milne's “Winnie the Pooh” (his son Christopher Robin named his teddy bear after seeing . Canadian Army, Canadian History, Canadian Soldiers, American History, Winnie The Pooh, World War One, First World, Bear Statue, Curious Facts

Canadian Icon Turns 100

Yes, the "silly old bear" is actually quite old! If you were a soldier about to leave for war, what would you do? For Lieutenant Harry Colebourn, a veterinarian from Winnipeg, his answer was, "You know what? I'm gonna buy a bear." On August 24, 1914, just a day after leaving for training to join…

The service battle rifles NATO nations introduced from Which one is your favorite? Pick up you NATO Battle Rifles poster here! NATO Battle Rifles of the Weapons Guns, Airsoft Guns, Guns And Ammo, Bataille De Waterloo, Canadian Army, Battle Rifle, Business Plan Template, Military Weapons, Military Memes

Poster 'Carabines de service du Canada' par nothinguntried

Achetez le design « Carabines de service du Canada » par nothinguntried sur les produits suivants :

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ANZAC Day - an Ode to the Fallen

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Wait for me, Daddy is one of the most famous Canadian pictures of the Second World War. It was taken October in New Westminster, British Columbia by Claude Dettloff. I saw this at the WWII Museum the other weekend in New Orleans. Westminster, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Famous Photos, Iconic Photos, Moving Photos, Hidden Photos, Life Pictures, Powerful Images

Iconic 'Wait For Me, Daddy' WW II photo cast as bronze statues, coin, stamp | CBC News

'Wait For Me, Daddy,' a photo taken of a boy running after his father as he heads to battle, became an iconic symbol of Canada at war. Now, a series of sculptures depicting the scene in the image have been unveiled.

Stephen Lewis, Romeo Dallaire Call For End To Sex Abuse By UN Employees General D'Allaire is a Canadian hero. He knows what the UN better than any general. The UN tied his hands during the Rwanda genocide. Royal Canadian Navy, I Am Canadian, Canadian History, Military Police, Military Uniforms, Military Style, Important People, Inspiring People, Amazing People

The sad, unlamented end of UN peacekeeping | CBC News

Brian Stewart on the changing world of peacekeeping.

WWI Canadian Nursing Sisters: Sister Guillbride wearing a French trench coat Sister McLeod wearing her nursing cape at her Royal Red Cross investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace. History Of Nursing, Investiture Ceremony, Canadian Soldiers, Nursing Profession, Vintage Nurse, Royal Red, World War One, Women In History, Poses

WW1 Canadian Nursing Sister uniform – part 3 – How to wear the uniform

This is part of a serie of 4 posts on the uniform of the WW1 Canadian Nursing Sister. Post 1 can is on the subject of the Service Dress and can be read by clicking here. Post 2 is on the subject of the Ceremonial Dress and can be read by clicking here. Post 4 shows other…

Captain Bill Kay Strolls with Nursing Sister Dorothy Rapsey. North Africa, Second World War. Canadian Soldiers, Canadian Army, Canadian History, American History, Vintage Medical, Helping The Homeless, Female Photographers, Women In History, North Africa

Canada’s WW2 Nursing Sisters

With the outbreak of World War II in 1939, once again civilian nurses came out in droves to enlist. Unlike the Nursing Sisters who came before them, they were no longer an Canadian Expeditionary force attached to the British army, rather they were fully integrated into the Canadian military. In addition, the nursing service went…