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Canadian Forces Artefact Management System (CFAMS)

Type: Document

A technically oriented web site describing CFAMS, the computer program for collection management in Canadian Forces (CF) military museums. It is available as shareware for the cost of program duplication. CFAMS has been thoroughly tested and bench-marked to run as a stand-alone database and to accommodate 55 000 records. The classification system incorporated into CFAMS is the Parks Canada Nomenclature military object terminology.

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Canada’s Military Effort: Summing Up

Type: Document

Canada’s effort during the First World War was exceptional given its small population and its military history. Those Canadians who sacrificed their lives are remembered in the many monuments and cemeteries in Europe.

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Directory of Accredited Canadian Forces (CF) Museums

Type: Document

The directory of Canadian Forces museums can be searched by name or by province. Entries include phone number, addresses and hours of operation for the listed museum.

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DHH - CF Museums

Type: Document

The Canadian Forces museum system is the collective term for the grouping of CF museums under the supervision of the Staff Officer, Museums and Historical Collections. The agenda for this organization and links to directory of museums and events listings are provided.

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History of the Air Force

Type: Document

For over 75 years the Canadian air force has been part of the rich fabric of Canada, contributing knowledge, technology and intrepid heroes to our nation and the world. This resource provides links to information on honours and awards, memorials, the Battle of Britain, and more air force history.

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National Inventory of Canadian Military Memorials

Type: Document

Describes the joint project between Directorate of History and Heritage and the Organization of Military Museum of Canada, Inc. to research, record and maintain a comprehensive inventory of all military memorials found across Canada. Links to memorial search, Glossary of Memorial Terms and to other Canadian and international organizations involved with war memorials are provided.

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A Canadian Military Cemetery in the Middle East

Type: Document

Some 22 Canadian soldiers are buried in a cemetery on the edge of the town of Gaza.

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Search Memorials Inventory

Type: Document

Through this site 3,500 war memorials can be searched by their Canadian locations. New memorial sites can also be added.

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Operation at Dieppe, 19 Aug 42 - Some New Information

Type: Document

Certain strategic lessons were learned by the military during the raid on Dieppe. These lessons were used in the planning of the invasion of Normandy and Operation "OVERLORD".

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