Canadian Military History Gateway
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A list of ships lost in the Battle of the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Listed beside each ship is the number of lives lost (where known), the date the vessel sunk, and the U-boat that was responsible.
Veterans Affairs Canada
The Battle of the Atlantic was the struggle for control of the sea routes between the Americas and Europe and Africa. German forces attempted to break Britain’s vital supply link from the United States and Canada. During this six year conflict both sides suffered losses of personnel and materials.
Canadian War Museum
On 6 June 1944, Allied forces invaded Western Europe along an 80-kilometre front in Normandy, France. Of the nearly 150,000 Allied troops who landed or parachuted into the invasion area on D-Day, 14,000 were Canadians.
Canada’s effort during the First World War was exceptional given its small population and its military history. Those Canadians who sacrificed their lives are remembered in the many monuments and cemeteries in Europe.
Every November 11th, Canadians across the country pause in a silent moment of remembrance for the men and women who served our country during wartime. We honour those who fought for Canada in the First World War (1914-1918), the Second World War (1939-1945) and the Korean War (1950-1953). Learn more about Remembrance Day and those it honours.
Each book acts as a record for all of the Canadians who fought and lost their lives in each of the wars. These wars are the First World War, the Second World War, the Korean War, and the South African War. Also there are books that list those that lost their lives from Newfoundland (which was not yet a province during the two world wars) and the Merchant Navy.
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.
This database is an index that can be used to search for the names of Canadian Merchant sailors who were killed while serving in Canada's Merchant Marine. It can also be used to search for the names of Canadian Merchant Navy vessels. You can enter the name of the Canadian Merchant Navy war dead, the vessel they served on, or both.
In 1919, Canada signed the Treaty of Versailles, which formally ended the war, and joined the newly-created League of Nations as a member state in its own right.
In Canada’s first sustained land operation of the war, Canadian troops helped capture Sicily in a five-week campaign beginning 10 July 1943.