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1890: Soldiers, Warriors and Leaders (78)1891: Soldiers, Warriors and Leaders (80)1892: Soldiers, Warriors and Leaders (78)1893: Soldiers, Warriors and Leaders (74)1894: Soldiers, Warriors and Leaders (75)1895: Soldiers, Warriors and Leaders (74)1896: Soldiers, Warriors and Leaders (75)1897: Soldiers, Warriors and Leaders (75)1898: Soldiers, Warriors and Leaders (74)1899: Soldiers, Warriors and Leaders (87)Soldiers, Warriors and Leaders
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1890: Strategy and Tactics (4)1891: Strategy and Tactics (4)1892: Strategy and Tactics (4)1893: Strategy and Tactics (4)1894: Strategy and Tactics (4)1895: Strategy and Tactics (4)1896: Strategy and Tactics (4)1897: Strategy and Tactics (4)1898: Strategy and Tactics (4)1899: Strategy and Tactics (4)Strategy and Tactics
1890: Weapons, Equipment and Fortifications (48)1891: Weapons, Equipment and Fortifications (49)1892: Weapons, Equipment and Fortifications (50)1893: Weapons, Equipment and Fortifications (45)1894: Weapons, Equipment and Fortifications (45)1895: Weapons, Equipment and Fortifications (46)1896: Weapons, Equipment and Fortifications (45)1897: Weapons, Equipment and Fortifications (44)1898: Weapons, Equipment and Fortifications (45)1899: Weapons, Equipment and Fortifications (45)Weapons, Equipment and Fortifications
 
 

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Subject > Weapons, Equipment and Fortifications

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Type: Document
Description: It is June of 1812, and the United States has declared war on Great Britain! Tension has been simmering between these two nations for many years and for many reasons.
Site: Parks Canada
 
 
Type: Document
Description: With its obvious strategic location, Signal Hill became the site of harbour defences from the 18th century through the Second World War. The last battle of the Seven Years' War in North America was fought here in 1762.
Site: Parks Canada
 
 
Type: Document
Description: Fort Battleford presided over some of the most pivotal events in the history of western Canada. This National Historic Site commemorates the role of the North-West Mounted Police at the fort from 1876 to 1885 in extending the Canadian government's interests in the west, and the role of the fort during the North-West Rebellion/Resistance of 1885. This website explores the history of the fort until its decommission in 1924.
Site: Parks Canada
 
 
Type: Document
Description: This historic site commemorates the national significance of the Victoria-Esquimalt coast artillery fortress in the defence of Victoria and the naval base at Esquimalt harbour, as part of the larger defence strategy of the British Empire and Canada, 1878 to 1956. Website has visitor information and links to related sites.
Site: Parks Canada
 
 
Type: Document
Description: Short biography of the first curator of Fort Chambly, Joseph-Octave Dion (1838-1916).
Site: Parks Canada
 
 
Type: Document
Description: York Factory is commemorated for its critical role in the French-English struggle on Hudson Bay for control of the fur trade, as an important Hudson's Bay Company trading post and entrepôt (See definition below) for over two and one half centuries, and for its role in the expansion of the fur trade into the interior of western Canada.
Site: Parks Canada
 
 
Type: Document
Description: The evolution of Carleton Martello Tower as a line defense is detailed on this site. From its use in the war of 1812 as part of a shield against a landward attack from the west, to the addition of a concrete superstructure during its service at the time of the Second World War, it has served Canada well.
Site: Parks Canada
 
 
Type: Document
Description: At the turn of the century, Carleton Martello Tower was an outdated fortification. It was, however, ready to adopt a new role, that of local attraction. The Tower was also used during the First World War, but not as a defence base. Rather, it operated as a detention center for deserters from the 69th Canadian Infantry Battalion.
Site: Parks Canada
 
 
Type: Document
Description: Brief description of Fort Rodd Hill, a coast artillery fort built in the late 1890s to defend Victoria and the Esquimalt Naval Base. The fort includes three gun batteries, underground magazines, command posts, guardhouses, barracks and searchlight emplacements.
Site: Parks Canada
 
 
Type: Image
Description: This impressive photo collection gives you a chance to see more than 40 000 beautiful images of Canada's national parks, national historic sites and national marine conservation areas. Search by keyword, type of heritage area, province or territory, name of heritage area.
Site: Parks Canada
 
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