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If the PBS documentary The War of 1812 piques your curiousity, you may want to learn more from the experts involved with the project.
Interviews were conducted with twenty-six leading authorities on the war — American, British, Canadian and First Nations historians — presenting important accounts and research.
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Canada’s armed forces were about to be rolled into one — same training, same ranks, and same (gasp!) uniforms.
Jerry Bannister, a historian at Dalhousie University in Halifax, laments the collective shift of focus away from traditional, older histories of Canada toward more modern events.
In August, the Korean Veterans Association of Canada held their final national meeting. Although nicknamed “the Forgotten War,” a special initiative is underway to ensure the stories and legacies of the Korean War are remembered for generations to come.
The final months of the War of 1812 were marked by increasingly fierce fighting. One of the bloodiest battles ever fought in Canada took place at Lundy's Lane in present-day Niagara Falls.
Michael O'Hagan's PhD research on German prisoner of war camps in Canada helps connect Winnipegger to POW family history.
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