CAF marks 25th Anniversary of the Golf WarCanadian soldiers make mark at the Battle of PaardebergCanada Post honours first No.2 Construction Battalion for Black History MonthThe Patricias honour the OriginalsDieppe Raid marks 73rd anniversary

CAF marks 25th Anniversary of the Golf War

The CAF will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the liberation of Kuwait and Canada’s contribution to the First Gulf War with various ceremonies from Feb. 24 to 29. The highlight of these celebrations will be a commemorative event held at the Canadian War Museum in Ottawa on Feb. 27. “As the Canadian Armed Forces marks the...
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Canadian soldiers make mark at the Battle of Paardeberg

Did you know that on Feb. 27, 1900, Canadian soldiers led the charge on a crucial battle for the British that helped to shape Canada’s international image and set a precedence for international wars to come in the 20th century? This crucial battle, the Battle of Paardeberg, was fought on the banks of the Modder...
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Canada Post honours first No.2 Construction Battalion for Black History Month

To celebrate Black History Month, Canada Post created a stamp and official first-day cover honouring the No. 2 Construction Battalion, a predominantly black battalion of the First World War. "The Battalion's creation is a story of persistence in the face of adversity. They helped to pave the way for later generations of Black men and women...
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The Patricias honour the Originals

The Princess Patricia Canadian Light Infantry (PPCLI) came to existence due to the outbreak of First World War. The unit bravely fought in its first deployment into war, losing many lives. A century later, hundreds of PPCLI returned to the site of one of the key battles in their history, the Battle of Frezenburg, for...
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Dieppe Raid marks 73rd anniversary

Today marks the 73rd anniversary of the Dieppe Raid of the Second World War, a dark day in the history of the Canadian military and the entire war. Casualties of this tragic day numbered 3,367. The Dieppe Raid, code-named “Operation Jubilee” was the result of Allied forces needing to regain control in Europe after Nazi Germany...
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