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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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Jim Keeler and his buddies lived dangerously, making their own stoves out of ammo boxes with radio aerials used as lines to run the gas like a drip system.
Most people are familiar with Laura Secord’s role in the War of 1812, but her exceptional contribution says little about how the war impacted the lives of most women.
From Pest Technician to Project Management, Adrienne Horne literally got her start in the basement at the Glenbow Museum. Hear Adrienne talk about her career in heritage.
The battle at Hill 355 was a proud moment for Canada during the Korean War. Lasting ninety-six hours, under harsh, snowy conditions, a Canadian defeat seemed inevitable, but somehow we forced the enemy to retreat.
On the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Hong Kong, we revisit the terrible fate of the Canadians who were sent to protect the British colony.
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