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1940: Armed Forces (218)1941: Armed Forces (288)1942: Armed Forces (334)1943: Armed Forces (377)1944: Armed Forces (428)1945: Armed Forces (364)1946: Armed Forces (142)1947: Armed Forces (116)1948: Armed Forces (114)1949: Armed Forces (116)Armed Forces
1940: Strategy and Tactics (44)1941: Strategy and Tactics (55)1942: Strategy and Tactics (83)1943: Strategy and Tactics (77)1944: Strategy and Tactics (112)1945: Strategy and Tactics (63)1946: Strategy and Tactics (11)1947: Strategy and Tactics (7)1948: Strategy and Tactics (8)1949: Strategy and Tactics (11)Strategy and Tactics
1940: Weapons, Equipment and Fortifications (87)1941: Weapons, Equipment and Fortifications (113)1942: Weapons, Equipment and Fortifications (138)1943: Weapons, Equipment and Fortifications (148)1944: Weapons, Equipment and Fortifications (166)1945: Weapons, Equipment and Fortifications (142)1946: Weapons, Equipment and Fortifications (84)1947: Weapons, Equipment and Fortifications (81)1948: Weapons, Equipment and Fortifications (83)1949: Weapons, Equipment and Fortifications (84)Weapons, Equipment and Fortifications
 
 

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Type: Document Film and Video Sound
Description: A look at Canada's history of diplomacy and peacekeeping, including Canadian involvement in human rights issues, nuclear disarmament and the International Criminal Court.
Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
 
 
Type: Film and Video
Description: Four experts on Canadian diplomacy talk about whether Canada deserves its peacekeeping reputation.
Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
 
 
Type: Document Image
Description: Five thousand Canadian troops, along with a thousand British troops, attacked the French port of Dieppe on the English Channel Coast in August 1942. The purpose was to make a successful raid on German-occupied Europe over water, and then to hold Dieppe briefly. The results were disastrous.
Site: Canadian War Museum
 
 
Type: Document
Description: By May 1942, German U-boats penetrated Eastern Canada's waters, sinking merchant vessels and warships near Halifax Harbour, in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, and the St. Lawrence River.
Site: Canadian War Museum
 
 
Type: Document
Description: This article explains the history of the Cold War era of NATO, the Warsaw Pact. It focuses on Canada's role during this era. Includes a list of suggested readings.
Site: Canadian War Museum
 
 
Type: Document Image
Description: Japan used Burma as a stepping stone to invade India. This proved costly for Japanese forces as British-led Indian Army troops held them off for 80 days. Neither side seemed to have the upper hand in this battle as was reflected in newspaper accounts of the conflict.
Site: Canadian War Museum
 
 
Type: Document Image
Description: In 1937 the Japanese army took charge of much of eastern China. Although China was a Second World War backwater, the largest part of the Japanese army was tied down in China, maintaining internal order, and this limited what Japan could do in its war against the Allies. The conflict between China and Japan affected Canada both socially and militarily.
Site: Canadian War Museum
 
 
Type: Document
Description: By 1942, fearing an Allied invasion in the west while embroiled in war with the Soviet Union in the east, Hitler endeavoured to create the "Atlantic Wall", or "Fortress Europe", by encrusting the Atlantic seacoast with concrete and steel defences. This article describes these German fortifications and how the First Canadian Army participated in capturing these defensive positions. Includes reading list.
Site: Canadian War Museum
 
 
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Description: The North West Europe Campaign came in response to Stalin's demands that the allies open a "Second Front" in western Europe to relieve pressure on his Eastern Front. Canadian soldiers were once again ready to contribute to the battle and Canadian newspapers were there to cover the push to Germany.
Site: Canadian War Museum
 
 
Type: Document Image
Description: The Second World War was fought over vast distances, with airpower and technology playing crucial parts. Both sides tried to avoid the stalemates of the First World War, and usually succeeded. This resource provides an index of World War II battles.
Site: Canadian War Museum
 
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