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First world war -- Canadian soldiers in trenches. My father fought in the second World War - where they also dug trenches. War is hell.

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1st Canadian Parachute Battalion, 6th Airborne Division, Normandy, France 1944

Lest we forget Canadian Forces soldiers on the international mission in Afghanistan as they pause for remembrance

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Canadian World War II Posters Gallery

Unit 2 The First World War of 1914–1918 was the bloodiest conflict in Canadian history, taking the lives of nearly 61,000 Canadians. It erased romantic notions of war, introducing slaughter on a massive scale, and instilled a fear of foreign military involvement that would last until the Second World War. The great achievements of Canadian soldiers on battlefields such as Ypres, Vimy and Passchendaele, however, ignited a sense of national pride and a confidence that Canada could stand on its…

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Scenes of 'Fury': The Brutal Reality of Tank Warfare in World War II

A bone-weary Canadian soldier stands atop a stalled tank amid flooding in the Netherlands, 1945. Read more: ‘Fury’ in the Real World: Photos of Tank Warfare in World War II | LIFE.com http://life.time.com/history/fury-reality-of-tank-warfare-wwii-photos/#ixzz3HHPSdY34

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Hitler visiting the Canadian War Memorial, at Vimy Ridge, France. 1940. Hitler so respected & revered the Canadian soldier after fighting them in WWl that he gave orders not to bomb the Canadian Memorial. Canadians were given a name by the Germans in World War l Canadians were called Storm Troopers. German soldiers feared the Canadians, gave them a scary name. Hitler reused that name for his own troops in WWll because it put fear into people.

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Netherlands liberation - soldier (probably Canadian) shares his food with two dutch kids. (I love the sharing food pics.)

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Canadian soldiers land on Courseulles Beach in Normandy, on June 6, 1944 as Allied forces storm the Normandy beaches on D-Day, June 6, 1944.

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