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Private Louis Henry Norwest, of French and Cree ancestry, served as a sniper with the 50th Canadian Infantry Battalion. He received the Military Medal at Vimy Ridge and again at Amiens. Norwest was killed in action 100 years ago today.
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Canadian War Museum Aug 17
Reta Hetherington served with the Canadian Women’s Army Corps as a Driver and Vehicle Dispatcher. She earned the British Empire Medal for her work as Chief Dispatcher of Vehicles during the Quebec Conferences in August 1943 and September 1944.
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Canadian War Museum Aug 17
Amiens was a major Allied victory and a devastating loss for Germany. Between August 8-20, the Canadian Corps pushed the Germans back 22km and taken more than 9k prisoners. But the cost had been high, with almost 12k Canadian casualties.
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Canadian War Museum Aug 16
: (3) Hosts / Hostesses (three positions) (deadline to apply: September 3)
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Canadian War Museum Aug 16
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Canadian Blog House Aug 14
In advance of the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War, the Canadian War Museum is launching a social media campaign featuring 100 posts over 100 days. See them at via
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Canadian War Museum Aug 16
Communications were a challenge at Amiens. Yet good communication was instrumental to enabling the various fighting arms to work closely together. This telephone was used by the 53rd Battery, Canadian Field Artillery, during the
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Canadian War Museum Aug 15
The Suter family visited the today to look at this collection of love letters and cards, and to wish a happy retirement to Carol Reid, our Collections Specialist. We will miss her!
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Canadian War Museum Aug 15
The work of evacuating injured soldiers from the battlefields was often dangerous. Private William Antliff, was one soldier who frequently took on “stretcher bearer duty”
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Canadian War Museum Aug 14
: Executive Assistant to the Corporate Secretary and Director of Strategic Planning (deadline : August 23, 2018 at 11:59 p.m.)
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. has some amazing images in their collection! Follow their campaign to check them out!
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Ottawa Tourism Aug 13
Journey back in time and explore historic treasures from the Museo Stibbert in Florence, Italy at 's summer exhibition, Armour! 🤺
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A. Husam Aug 13
Great Museum. Thank you for such hard work! Summer 2018.
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Canadian War Museum Aug 14
The sudden advance of hundreds of tanks was an important part of the surprise Allied attack at Amiens. Slow-moving metal monsters, tanks worked with the infantry by crushing barbed wire and providing supportive fire.
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Canadian War Museum Aug 13
With its endless string of mules stretching off into the distance, this painting by Lieutenant Alfred Théodore Joseph Bastien shows the vastness of the supply chain and the important role that animals played during the campaign.
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Canadian War Museum Aug 13
280 characters can only go so far -- Follow the campaign on Facebook or Instagram to get more detail on each story!
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Canadian War Museum Aug 12
Calling all teachers! The booking link for Supply Line kits for September is now open.
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Canadian War Museum Aug 12
Have you ever thought of planning a banquet, a meeting or a wedding in a unique and original location? Why not see what the has available for rent?
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📷 | The 2018 Exhibition ends when closes today.
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Canadian War Museum Aug 12
[ – August 12] Sir Arthur Currie and Sir John Monash (Australian Corps Commander) receive permission to stop the offensive, but minor battles would continue until August 20.
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