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Tomb of the Unknown Soldier - Schedule of Events

Type: Document

Schedule of events from May 23 to May 28, 2000. These include a brief time table for the events that surrounded the movement of the Unknown Soldier in both France and Canada. Links are provided for more detailed information regarding the ceremonies.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada

Digital War Art

Type: ImageDocument

Reji Martin has used the tools of today to remember the battles of the past. In this collection of 'Virtual' oil pastels, the terrible beauty of people and places involved in war has been caught using a computer program.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada

2000 Veterans' Week Poster

Type: DocumentImage

Here are some activities and symbols associated with Remembrance Day. Also some little known facts regarding our men over seas and life on the homefront are presented. Service Women, politicians, families and heroes are all remembered on this site.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada

55th Anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy Campaign - Abbaye d'Ardenne

Type: Document

As the Second World War drew to a close in Europe and the allies advanced in France, many Canadian prisoners of war were taken aside and shot. A total of 20 Canadians were executed near Villons-les-Buissons in the Abbaye d'Ardenne. Learn more about these soldiers and how they are remembered.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada

From a Stretcher Handle: The World War I Journal of Pte. Frank Walker

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Private Frank Walker, a stretcher bearer serving with the Canadian Field Ambulance, Canadian Medical Corps during WWI, kept a journal during his war years. Provides excerpts from his wartime journal.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada

The War - An Overview - South African War

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Canadians first saw combat in the South Africa in February 1900 and subsequently distinguished themselves in various roles throughout the remainder of the war. This overview briefly recounts the highlights of Canada's participation in that war and names recipients of the Victoria Cross and the Royal Red Cross medals.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada

Canadians at Dieppe - Sacrifice before Victory

Type: Document

Veteran Ron Beal recalls the raid on Dieppe in August of 1942 and his subsequent experiences as a prisoner of war.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada

Tomb of the Unknown Soldier - Questions and Answers

Type: Document

When construction began on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Ottawa, many questions arose on the identity of the soldier to be placed in the tomb and whether or not his remains should be disturbed. Some of these questions are answered here.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada

What should we Remember - Remembrance Day

Type: Document

While it may be helpful to remember the statistics of war, the human price of war should not be forgotten. There are experiences from the battlefield, to the prison camp, to the homefront that need to be remembered and are recounted here.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada

The 1918 Wartime Diary of Private Charles Robert Bottomley - Canada in the First World War

Type: Document

A transcription of the wartime diary of Private Charles Robert Bottomley during the years 1918-1919 is presented here.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada