Here are the answers to our Readers’ Quiz in the May/June 2012 issue.
- United States President James Madison declared war on Britain on June 18, 1812.
- Although exact numbers vary, Veterans Affairs Canada says 66,655 Canadians and Newfoundlanders died in the First World War.
- Veronica Foster of Toronto came to be known as the Bren Gun Girl after posing for photos of her at work making Bren guns at the John Inglis Company.
- Greece was originally invaded by Italy in the Second World War. When that effort started to fail, Germany also invaded.
- HMCS Sackville is the only remaining corvette from the Second World War. She can be found in Halifax serving as the National Naval Memorial.