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The Battle of Hong Kong (December 8–25, 1941) was the first place Canadians fought a land battle in the Second World War.
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To learn more about the Battle of Hong Kong, read “War Crimes” by Nathan M. Greenfield.
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.
The Battle of the Thames (October 1813) was a decisive American victory that brought Michigan and the Old Northwest back under American control. Episode 5 of the War of 1812 Video Field Guide.
Chinese-Canadian Kam Len “Doug” Sam served in the air force in the Second World War. Shot down in France, he gathered critical information as a spy for the Allies.
Canadians’ first deployment overseas deserves to be honoured.