WW1fotohistory on Instagram: “Two canadian soldiers near the remains of a German pill - box at Passchendaele , November 1917 . In the two weeks the Canadians spent…”
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A brief history of Canadian Army uniforms 1903 to today (18 Photos)
1939 Service Dress By the time World War 2 was starting, Canadian troops were wearing some variation of the previous iterations of the uniform, but mainly at the officer level, or at home. On the fields of Europe, the soldiers were outfitted differently.
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Today in World War II History—October 1, 1939 & 1944
75 Years Ago—Oct. 1, 1939: In Germany, Karl Dönitz promoted to rear admiral and commander of the submarines.70 Years Ago—Oct. 1, 1944: Canadian forces open campaign to clear the Scheldt Estuary around port of Antwerp, Belgium. Library of Congress once again displays the Declaration of Independence and the US Constitution, retrieved from Fort Knox.