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Reenactor Guide Part 2a

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1st Canadian Parachute Battalion

With tension in the Pacific rapidly growing throughout 1941, and with German U-boats venturing in the St. Lawrence the following year, National Defence Headquarters reviewed its response strategy i…

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…”

@ww1fotohistory: “Two canadian soldiers near the remains of a German pill - box at Passchendaele , November 1917 . In…”


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.

Lt-Gen. Henry Duncan Graham Crerar, Officer Commanding 1st Canadian Army

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1944, France, Vaucelles, Un char canadien M4 "Sherman" dans un champ près du village

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Disaster at Dieppe -- Elinor Florence

Capt. Laurence Guy Alexander, medical officer for 14th Canadian Army Tank Regiment, describes first-hand the disastrous raid on Dieppe.

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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.

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Canadian troops, Carpiquet airfield, Caen.