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Date > 1900 > 1960-1969

1st Battalion, The Canadian Guards, Cyprus, 1965

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Canadians serving with the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) are seen at a UN Observation Post. (Canadian Department of National Defence, ZK-2049)

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British Army folding iron barrack bed

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This type of bed gradually replaced wooden double bunks from 1824. Every day, the bed was folded and the mattress rolled up for inspection. Army Circular Memorandum of 12 June 1860.

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Canadian observers, U.N. Operation in the Congo (ONUC), 1961

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These Canadians are on the roof of the building that served as United Nations Forces HQ in Leopoldville/Kinshasa, Congo/Zaire, 1961. (Canadian Department of National Defence, ZK-1905)

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HMCS Nootka, Tribal-class destroyer, Royal Canadian Navy, circa 1960

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The Nootka was one of eight British-built destroyers of the class that served in the RCN from 1943 on. HMCS Haida survives as a museum in Hamilton, Ontario. (Canadian Department of National Defence, EKS-141)

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