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Remembrance Day 2016

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Now On Sale in Stores Across Canada

Honourable veterans, WWI history Academics, teachers and everybody. IT IS HERE! We are very proud of this book. A labour of love that was three years in the making and will ¬†certainly ¬†be a proud part of your book collection … Continue reading

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The Royal Regiment of Newfoundland and the Caribou

At 8:45 am on July 1 1916, the Newfoundland Regiment and the First Battalion of Essex received orders to move forward on to the Beaumont- Hamel Battlefield. An event that would go down in history as the first day of … Continue reading

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In Flanders Fields. The Most famous Remembrance poem of World War One.

Appropriately carved in stone, John McCrae’s famous poem has become part of a remembrance memorial on the grounds of his home (The McCrae House) in Guelph Ontario Canada.

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Memorial to Women who Served

Located adjacent to the Legislative Building in Regina Saskatchewan, is one of few statues to honour Canadian women who served in WW1 and other wars.

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Chippewas of Nawash

WW1 Statue of soldier in front of Chippewas of Nash First Nation Community centre.

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Battle of Ypres Monument Winnipeg

Full frontal shot of monument. See previous post for more information.

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October 19 1914. The first Battle of Ypres

Ninty-nine years ago today marked the beginning of the first battle of Ypres. This monument, in the middle of Provenchers Blvd in Winnipeg Manitoba, is a magnificent ,yet tragic, reminder of the fallen on that day. In the background can … Continue reading

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Angel of Victory Vancouver

Strategically located in Vancouver’s historic “Gas Town” area, this Angel of Victory stands majestically in front of the old Vancouver CP Rail depot that is now the Waterfront Skytrain Station.

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Angel of Victory Winnipeg

Originally located at the downtown Winnipeg CP Rail station, this Angel of Victory is now located in front of the Deer Lodge Center Hospital that treats veterans.

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