Canadian Military History Gateway
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Drawing representing the departure of the German troops from Nancy, France.
Library and Archives Canada
Drawing representing an American journalist writing on the British defeat.
Images representing the life of a war correspondent.
Excerpt from an interview with Mary Riter Hamilton is accompanied here by paintings. Focuses on what remains standing after the horrors of war. The spirit of hope shows through in a painting entitled "Looking Outwards."
A bibliography of French and English resources dealing with Canadian defence policy and military policy. This resource is part of "From Colony to Country: A Reader's Guide to Canadian Military History."
On August 6, 1914, a grateful Empire sent word requesting that Canada's offer of soldiers be "dispatched as soon as possible." Presents an overview of the formation of new Canadian military units to help Britain fight the First World War.
Annotated listing of works pertaining to or containing a pictorial history of the War of 1812. Part of the National Library website "From Colony to Country: A Reader's Guide to Canadian Military History."
Summarizes the third battle of Ypres, called Passchendaele. Includes a map, photos and a link to Archivianet's War Diary Database.
Poem "Death of Captain Vicars" by Victorian-era poet Harriett Annie Wilkins.
Extract from a letter by Mary Riter Hamilton is accompanied here by paintings. Focuses on the landscapes of ravaged towns in France and Belgium after the First World War.