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Dieppe Raid marks its 75th anniversary this weekendThe Mud Soldier sculpture commemorates the 100th Anniversary of the Battle of PasschendaeleMomentous victory cost Canadian livesRoyal Canadian Navy to commemorate Battle of the AtlanticThe Battle of Vimy Ridge: The sacrifices of our brave soldiers

Dieppe Raid marks its 75th anniversary this weekend

Described as one of the darkest chapters in Canada’s military history, the Dieppe Raid marks its 75th anniversary this weekend. The Dieppe Raid of the Second World War, codenamed “Operation Jubilee” took place on Aug. 19, 1942. The Raid was planned by Allied Forces to test German fences, practice Allied assault techniques, force the enemy to...
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Momentous victory cost Canadian lives

Seventy-three years ago today, some 14,000 Canadian troops stormed the beaches of Normandy, and along with other Allied troops, claimed a momentous victory that would change the course of the Second World War. June 6, 1944, D-Day, is acknowledged as an important milestone in Canadian military history. Canadian troops proudly took their place as a full...
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Royal Canadian Navy to commemorate Battle of the Atlantic

On May 7, Canada will come together to commemorate the longest single campaign of the Second World War: Battle of the Atlantic. Fought from 1939 to 1945, Canadians fought valiantly in this campaign but many brave soldiers sacrificed their lives in the process. Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) members suffered 2,210 fatalities and lost 33 vessels. The...
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The Battle of Vimy Ridge: The sacrifices of our brave soldiers

Widely considered by many historians as the event that led to the birth of a nation, the Battle of Vimy Ridge was not only a significant milestone in Canadian military history but also was a major milestone in shaping Canada as an independent country. More than 650,000 Canadians served from 1914-1918 in the First World War....
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