Canadian Military History Gateway
Subject > Wars, Battles and Conflicts
Date > 1600 > 1600-1609 > 1603
These French soldiers wear a style of clothing common through much of Western Europe in the early seventeenth century. Note the musket rest carried by the man at left, and the pike carried by the man in the background. Mid-19th century engraving after a drawing by Alfred de Marbot.
Introduction by W.A.B. Douglas, Director Directorate of History, Program Chairman. Articles in a variety of languages including: English, German, French, Italian, Portugese, Spanish, Russian, Greek.
A list of the most important military engagements, both inside and outside Canada, that had an effect on the country.
With origins in the Wars of Religion of the early seventeenth century, an all white flag symbolized France during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. It was flown over military outposts and from ships' masts throughout the existence of the colony of New France.
This historic site celebrates the rich communications and military history of Signal Hill and sits amidst a spectacular view of St. John's and the sea.
A brief description of Champlain's role in opening the way for Jacques de Chambly to later establish the first military post at the foot of the rapids at Chambly.