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1920: Wars, Battles and Conflicts (100)1921: Wars, Battles and Conflicts (97)1922: Wars, Battles and Conflicts (91)1923: Wars, Battles and Conflicts (90)1924: Wars, Battles and Conflicts (90)1925: Wars, Battles and Conflicts (89)1926: Wars, Battles and Conflicts (89)1927: Wars, Battles and Conflicts (88)1928: Wars, Battles and Conflicts (87)1929: Wars, Battles and Conflicts (87)Wars, Battles and Conflicts
1920: Armed Forces (63)1921: Armed Forces (59)1922: Armed Forces (58)1923: Armed Forces (61)1924: Armed Forces (62)1925: Armed Forces (62)1926: Armed Forces (62)1927: Armed Forces (62)1928: Armed Forces (60)1929: Armed Forces (61)Armed Forces
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1920: Weapons, Equipment and Fortifications (36)1921: Weapons, Equipment and Fortifications (36)1922: Weapons, Equipment and Fortifications (36)1923: Weapons, Equipment and Fortifications (38)1924: Weapons, Equipment and Fortifications (37)1925: Weapons, Equipment and Fortifications (36)1926: Weapons, Equipment and Fortifications (35)1927: Weapons, Equipment and Fortifications (35)1928: Weapons, Equipment and Fortifications (35)1929: Weapons, Equipment and Fortifications (35)Weapons, Equipment and Fortifications
 
 

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Type: Document
Description: The First World War sees Canada make enormous contributions, with more than 600,000 Canadians serving in that conflict. A conscription crisis divides French and English Canadians, and Canada emerges as a stronger and more autonomous nation, with its own seat at the League of Nations. From the television series "Canada: A People's History." Includes links to educational resources, bibliography, games, puzzles, and video clips.
Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
 
 
Type: Document Film and Video Sound
Description: Look back at the French-Canadian regiment the Van Doos, their history, exploits, and unique culture.
Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
 
 
Type: Document
Description: Aside from creating the Royal Canadian Airforce in 1924, the Canadian government avoided large expenditures for developing its armed forces between the end of the First World War and the beginning of the Second World War.
Site: Canadian War Museum
 
 
Type: Document
Description: Between 1914 and 1953, more than 1,500,000 Canadians served overseas - more than 100,000 died. Every November 11th, Canadians across the country pause in a silent moment of remembrance for these men and women who served our country.
Site: Canadian War Museum
 
 
Type: Document
Description: In 1931, Great Britain passed the Statute of Westminster, giving Canada the legal status of an independent country. During the years between the two world wars, Canada avoided overseas military commitments, but began to modernize and re-equip its forces in the mid-1930s in case of another major war.
Site: Canadian War Museum
 
 
Type: Document
Description: As an official war artist with the RCAF, Schaefer served with Fighter, Bomber and Coastal Commands in the United Kingdom and Iceland. His paintings, sketchbooks, and war diaries are retained in the art collection of the Canadian War Museum.
Site: Canadian War Museum
 
 
Type: Document
Description: This is a slide presentation of 25 images showing Salvation Army's work during the First and Second World Wars as well as in the postwar period.
Site: Canadian War Museum
 
 
Type: Document
Description: A bibliography of works written between 1920 and 1997 pertaining to the Salvation Army's work with the Canadian military.
Site: Canadian War Museum
 
 
Type: Document
Description: Lieutenant-Colonel François-Louis Lessard went to South Africa as a Canadian officer attached to the British Army to learn about the latest developments in warfare. In 1900, the Canadian government appointed him to command the 1st Battalion, Canadian Mounted Rifles, later named the Royal Canadian Dragoons.
Site: Canadian War Museum
 
 
Type: Document
Description: Lieutenant-Colonel William D. Otter became the first Canadian-born officer to command this country's military. As commanding officer of the 2nd Battalion, Royal Canadian Regiment of Infantry in South Africa, his no nonsense, no frills approach to soldiering brought him into conflict with the less disciplined ways of his officers and men, but his austere professionalism got results.
Site: Canadian War Museum
 
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