In Flanders Fields by kruijffjes: In Flanders Fields is one of the most famous poems about World War I and was written by Canadien Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae, a poet, physician, author, artist and soldier on May 3, 1915. #John_McCrae #Flanders_Field

In Flanders Fields is one of the most famous poems about World War I and was written by Canadian Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae, a poet, physician, author, artist and soldier on May art by kruijffjes

Vimy Ridge Memorial, France.  A stunning and moving memorial to a significant Canadian military victory.

The Canadian memorial at Vimy Ridge, France. A stunning and moving memorial to a significant Canadian military victory.

The Highway of Heroes - Canada is the only country in the world that repatriates all their fallen soldiers to the same location (Trenton Air Base, Ontario). Since 2002 supporters of Canadian Troops have been lining the route on the overpasses of the highway; flying a flag, saluting and showing support as the procession of vehicles passes on their way to the official coroner's office for the Troops located in Toronto. In 2007 the Macdonald-Carter Highway 401 became the Highway of Heroes.

The stretch of highway 401 running from Trenton Ontario in remembrance of Canada's fallen soldiers. The soldiers are taken from Canada Forces Base (Trenton) to their final resting place.

One of the most well-known Remembrance Day poems, "In Flanders Fields" was written by Canada's Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae during the First World War and inspired by poppy fields near Ypres in Flanders.

Colonel John Mccrae, author of the poem "In Flanders Fields". John Mccrae was born in my hometown of Guelph Ontario in

June 7 1944 Canadian troops inland in Normandy

1 -Soldiers taking cover in Normandy a lot of Canadians died it opened up an understanding of how to attack germany

Juno Beach - 1944 Juno Beach was one of the most successful operations on D-Day. Within 24 hours, Canadian forces had pushed their way further through German defences than their American or British counterparts. The largest amphibious invasion in human history relied on three countries to save the world from Nazi rule, and Canada was there to play its part. More than 5,000 of them were killed by the end of the Normandy campaign.

Juno Beach - 1944 Juno Beach was one of the most successful operations on D-Day…

Personnel of the Canadian Women's Army Corps at No. 3 CWAC (Basic) Training Centre, Kitchener, Ontario, April 1944. #WW2 #1940s #vintage #Canada #homefront

Canadian Women’s Army Corps volunteers are photographed at No. The Canadian Women’s Army Corps (CWAC) was authorized on 13 August in response to a shortage of.

REMEMBER, not just on Remembrance Day. Our soldiers have to work whenever duty calls.

Asked to quote today: The flags fly low today and it’s a tragedy and still a shock to a nation. We are Canadians and we are like no other people or country in the world. We are the peace keepers an.

Saluting in Afghanistan. God bless our Canadian allies!! Now and forever.

Disciplinary charges soar since the push into Afghanistan

Last photos:  This image of a happy Cirillo was taken by a tourist in the days before his death

Nathan Cirillo's dogs wait for him to return home

On Sunday, we asked a very handsome guard for a picture with my friend visiting from Cali - RIP Nathan Cirillo (the soldier that was shot & killed while guarding the tomb of the Unknown Soldier by the idiot that wanted to be a terrorist in Canada)

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