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The Early Days Of WW II: Army, Part 7

For most Canadians WW II began on Sept. 1, 1939, when Hitler’s armies invaded Poland. That event, coupled with the sinking of the passenger liner

Achievement On The Atlantic: Army, Part 5

The full story of the Royal Canadian Navy’s contribution to Allied victory in WW II has not been told. In Ottawa, the much-reduced Directorate of

Standing Up To The Blitz: Army, Part 4

The Blitz started without any warning. Churchill and the defence chiefs met for an emergency meeting the day before it began but their concerns were

The Battle Over Britain: Army, Part 3

When Winston Churchill rose to speak in the British House of Commons on June 4, 1940, the rescue of British and French troops from Dunkirk

The Fall Of France: Army, Part 2

Historians now explain the collapse of French military resistance in June 1940 in ways that make defeat seem inevitable. But at the time, the fall

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An informative primer on Canada’s crucial role in the Normandy landing, June 6, 1944.