Johan Teerlinck on Lieutenant Colonel John Alexan… WW1monuments/Canada on Lieutenant Colonel John Alexan… Peter Monahan on Women in World War 1
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
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
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.
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.
WW1 Statue of soldier in front of Chippewas of Nash First Nation Community centre.
Full frontal shot of monument. See previous post for more information.
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
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.