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The Second World War @ 75

This past summer Canadians commemorated the seventy-fifth anniversary of the Second World War’s invasion of Normandy. In case you missed it, we included a curated collection of our online articles, audio, images and video about the Second World War from the past ten years. Learn more

The Many Wars of Doug Sam

A son reflects on his father, this country’s most decorated Chinese Canadian. Sam was originally rejected from the RCAF in 1941 for not being Caucasian. Read more

Remembering Mona Parsons

Few people knew that this quiet woman was in fact a former member of the Dutch resistance, and one of only a few Canadian civilians to be interned in Nazi prison camps. Read more

One For The Boys

How a Canadian Vietnam veteran sacrificed all in order to win greater respect for his brothers in arms. Read more

The Moses Brothers

“The Moses family had a large farm to run… and the absence of the three brothers was a huge burden.” Learn more

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The War to End All War

Last Remembrance Day we marked the one hundredth anniversary of the end of the First World War with a ten-year collection of articles, audio, images and video. Learn more

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Canada’s History Archive featuring The Beaver

Please note: Some items featured in our newsletters and social media will include links to the Canada’s History Archive. The Beaver magazine was founded, and for decades was published, during eras shaped by colonialism. Concepts such as racial, cultural, or gender equality were rarely, if ever, considered by the magazine or its contributors. In earlier issues, readers will find comments and terms now considered to be derogatory. Canada’s History Society cautions readers to explore the archive using historical thinking concepts — not only analyzing the content but asking questions of who shaped the content and why.
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