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Arts and Entertainment, History, International, Military

Artistic documentary: Remembering Vimy

Historical century old military films presented in a new and fascinating way. This year marks the centennial of a number of incredible yet tragically costly Canadian victories in the First World War. Canada had also sent photo and film units» 

History, International, Military

Remembrance Week: 100th anniversary ceremonies Passchendaele

Ceremonies in Belgium mark the 100th anniversary of the end of the Battle of Passchendaele Hell. It’s the word most often used to describe the Third Battle of Ypres and Passchendaele, in an already hellish war. Canadians took Passchendaele ridge» 

History, International, Military

WW1: 100 years- Newfoundland’s victory amidst Gallipoli’s failure

The Gallipoli campaign in WW1, is generally considered as a tragic failure for the Allies, and a personal failure for Winston Churchill, then Lord of the Admiralty. But 100 years ago within that greater failure, soldiers from the island nation»