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Memorials to Canada"s war dead

Memorials to Canada"s war dead

Mémoriaux aux Canadiens morts à la guerre / [publié par la Direction générale des affaires publiques, Anciens combattants Canada ; rev. par Susan LeMaistre].


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Published by Veterans Affairs Canada in Ottawa .
Written in English

  • War memorials,
  • War memorials -- Canada.

  • Edition Notes

    Text in English and French.

    Statement[produced by Public Affairs Division, Veterans Affairs Canada ; edited by Susan LeMaistre] =
    ContributionsLeMaistre, Susan., Canada. Dept. of Veterans" Affairs.
    LC ClassificationsNA9325 .M46
    The Physical Object
    Pagination135 p. :
    Number of Pages135
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21227180M

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Memorials to Canada's war dead. Ottawa, Canada: Public Affairs Division, Veterans Affairs Canada, [?] (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Susan LeMaistre.

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Vimy Ridge in northern France is Canada’s largest overseas national memorial. The Memorial. Situated on land granted by France to the Canadian people, the memorial towers over the scene of Canada’s most recognizable First World War engagement, the Battle of Vimy Ridge, fought from 9 to 12 April   Going the distance to chronicle Canada’s necessary war.

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Canada’s role in the Korean War from to Timelines, remembrance, visuals and learning resources. Overview of Canada’s involvement in the Korean War, including key facts and figures.

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Canada suffered some fatal WWII soldier casualties, some % of the population. USA suffered some fatal WWII soldier casualties, some % of the population.

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