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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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Canadian historian Tim Cook talks about Sir Arthur Currie and the Great War.
Pilot’s memoir offers riveting details of having to bail out over Normandy.
Watch a video with Canadian veterans speaking about their experience of liberating Holland from Nazi occupation in 1945.
A Canadian soldier was so keen to enlist after the First World War broke out in 1914 that he neglected to tell his sweetheart. Read his letter of explanation.
Read some of the frank and personal letters home Second World War pilot Willie McKnight wrote while in the midst of the Battle of Britain.
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