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The fight for Lake Ontario

During the War of 1812, before roads connected large cities in North America, the sea, lakes and rivers served as highways. Troops, armaments and supplies

The 1943 battle in the Italian mountains

At the beginning of August 1943, after nearly a month of hard fighting in Sicily, the Canadian advance was threatened by three mountains towering more

Constructive dismissal

8 myths of Black service in the Canadian Expeditionary Force—and the actual realities they faced  In the fall of 1915, Lieutenant-Colonel Walter H. Allen, the white commander

A memorable July 1944 dogfight

Flight Lieutenant Cecil Brown, of Mississauga, Ont., had a bird’s-eye view of the D-Day invasion. “On D-Day…the role of our 127 Wing, RCAF was to

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