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Artifacts

Naming the dead

Canada’s eight Books of Remembrance honour those soldiers who gave their lives while serving the country During restoration of the Centre Block on Parliament Hill,

Windows to another time

A pair of portholes are grim reminders of destruction during the Battle of the Atlantic The mangled portholes, bronze bent from the force of the

The ties that bind

PoWs bore the brunt of a shackling spat during the Second World War  When Canadians hit the beaches at Dieppe in August 1942, they were ordered to prevent

D-Day bicycle

Quick and quiet, this folding bike played a key Canadian role in Normandy The 14,000 Canadian troops that landed on Juno Beach on D-Day, June

Trench art

Soldiers engraved their stories in the soft metal of shell casings Railway engineer Patrick Joseph LeBlanc had a very long war. He enlisted in the 52nd

Returned ensign

It flew on a surrendered U-boat, then was taken as a trophy A ship’s ensign indicates the vessel’s national identity. It also embodies its crew’s

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