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Upper Canada rebellion: Montgomery's Tavern: in December 1837, a Scottish-born Canadian journalist and politician, William Lyon Mackenzie rallies a rebel force at Montgomery's Tavern in Toronto. Dec 1, 2009 696
HMCS rainbow: celebrating our Navy's centennial: on the road to an independant Navy, in 1910 the Canadian government acquired some Royal Navy warships. Technically the first to be commissioned into Canadian service, HMCS Rainbow was also the first Royal Canadian Navy vessel to set sail on wartime operations. Nov 1, 2009 1536
First nations: shamans, warriors & counting coup: although written records are lacking, there is evidence that warfare was a constant way of life in North America long before the arrival of the Europeans. Oct 1, 2009 1814
Tecumseh Shawnee shooting star: the most revered of Indian chiefs, Tecumseh dreamed of a vast confederacy strong enough to resist American expansion. The dream died at Moraviantown on October 5, 1813. Sep 1, 2009 2114
The golden age of sail the great windships: the craftsmanship of the Maritime shipbuilders sealed their reputation for building swift-sailing square-riggers capable of carrying goods around the globe in record time. Aug 1, 2009 1692
Fortress of Louisbourg: the magnificent folly. Jul 1, 2009 1279
The sub that couldn't shoot straight: in the summer of 1942, the Japanese navy brought the war in the Pacific to the British Columbia coast. May 1, 2009 1352
Hard-over-Harry: a legend in his own time: after taking on two German destroyers, Harry De Wolfe leads HMCS Haida to rescue the crew of HMCS Athabaskan. Jun 1, 2008 948
Hard-Over-Harry: a legend in his own time: a sailor with no sea legs leaves a lasting impression on the Canadian navy. May 1, 2008 1427
The longest day: Canadian navy ships lay siege on German positions in the D-Day invasion. Nov 1, 2007 1803
Hun Pirate Deviltry: Canadian sailors respond to the U-boat threat off the East Coast. Sep 1, 2007 1671
To rule the waves: compared with saltwater actions, naval battles on the Great Lakes were relatively minor, but the fighting was fierce and the outcome vital to both sides. Aug 1, 2007 2226
The fatal shores of Dieppe: on the 65th anniversary of the landing at Dieppe, one man who took part in that fateful landing tells his story. Aug 1, 2007 2444
A place of evil intent: confusion, chlorine gas and rifle jams plague Canadian troops in Ypres. Jul 1, 2007 3159
The faces of Carl Schaefer: an artist's life and vision are forever changed by war and death. Jun 1, 2007 2030
The blue and the gray: as the Civil War raged south of the border, hundreds of Canadians got involved--on both sides of the conflict. Apr 1, 2007 3105
The odd couple: two admirals wage a bitter rivalry as the Battle of the Atlantic rages on ... Apr 1, 2007 1593
Fighting the Great: A Global History. Book review Apr 1, 2007 381
Call-to-Arms: The British Army, 1914-1918. Book review Apr 1, 2007 443
For Honour's Sake: The War of 1812 and the Brokering of an Uneasy Peace. Book review Dec 1, 2006 571
War in the wilderness: General Edward Braddock marches to defeat on the Monongahela. Era overview Nov 1, 2006 715
The rise & fall of General Procter: praised and damned, Major General Henry Procter ended his days in obscurity, the victim of an old adage. Oct 1, 2006 901
Debby Piers' war. Oct 1, 2006 1938
The founding of Halifax: named after the Lord of Trade and Plantations, the new settlement did well by its founding father, but the original inhabitants were another matter. Sep 1, 2006 668
The battle at Fort Carillon: "what a day for France! What soldiers are ours!" Montcalm marvelled as he raised a great cross to celebrate a victory "wrought by God.". Aug 1, 2006 2814
The battle of Chateauguay: cold, wet and vastly outnumbered, a Canadian commander uses his wits, Voltigeurs and Indian allies to outfox an attacking American force. Jun 1, 2006 1448
Canadians in the U.S. Civil War: although it was an American tragedy, the Civil War was a defining moment in Canada's history. Fear of invasion and the political fallout of the war were the catalysts to Confederation. May 1, 2006 1738
For Isaac Brock, his last act would be ... the battle at Queenston Heights: a surprise dawn attack by the Americans on October 13, 1812 ends in victory for the British and Canadian forces. Apr 1, 2006 2355
The battle of the Canadians: wanting nothing more than to be left in peace, the Acadians chose neutrality. But in 1755, it cost them their home: neutrality was not an option ... Mar 1, 2006 1379
The Niagara frontier: the worst fears of James and Laura Secord are realized as armies clash at Queenston and across the countryside. Feb 1, 2006 1762
Half-Hearted Enemies: Nova Scotia, New England and the War of 1812. Book review Feb 1, 2006 372
The Lower Deck: Memoirs of a Wartime Sailor. Brief article Feb 1, 2006 331
HX72: The First Convoy to Die. Book review Feb 1, 2006 364
Battle of Ridgeway: confusion, farce, and the fog of war enveloped the battlefield as the Canadian militia confronts the Fenians. Jan 1, 2006 1895
In enemy hands. Jan 1, 2006 1542
Commanding Canadians: The Second World War Diaries of A.F.C. Layard. Book Review Jan 1, 2006 366
Nelson and Napoleon: The Long Haul to Trafalgar. Brief Article Jan 1, 2006 332
War on Hudson Bay: the rivalry between the French and the English fur traders brought war to the Bay in the late 17th century. Dec 1, 2005 1648
Canadian Government Publications. Dec 1, 2005 274
Shooters. Dec 1, 2005 270
Canadians at Tragalfar: on October 21, 1805, Horatio Nelson and the Royal Navy claimed victory at Trafalgar. Among his crew were several Canadians, fighting to protect the British Empire. Canada had become a unified colony under British rule in 1759. Nov 1, 2005 2020
A good ship: Battle of the Atlantic dieppe D-day Hong Kong liberation of Holland Scheldt estuary Juno beach buzz beurling sicily Italy Rhine crossing devil's brigade convoy SC-42 Ortona caen bomber command corvettes Hampton gray VC dambusters Raymond Collishaw. Nov 1, 2005 1807
The Boys of Kelvin High. Book Review Nov 1, 2005 267
In 1816, Metis and Red River settlers met at Seven Oaks: after a brief standoff, 21 settlers were dead, including Robert Semple, governor of the Red River settlement. Oct 1, 2005 1869
White mist. Oct 1, 2005 1553
In 1756, Montcalm brought his ... European sensibility ... to Canada: a savage critic of most of his colleagues, Montcalm tried to make the defence of New France conform to European styles of warfare. Sep 1, 2005 2014
War in a sickly season: Kapyong Canoe River Jamestown Line Hill 187 Koje-do Hill 355 Athabaskan Crusader, Cayuga Trainsbusters Club imjin mig-alley thunderbirds ironsides cooperforce demilitarized zone Seoul the Hook bed-check Charlie Kimshi Asahi pork chop hill. Sep 1, 2005 1655
You can't keep a good sub down. Aug 1, 2005 1559
1763 tribal uprising ... Pontiac's rebellion; abandoned by their French allies, defeated and despised, the Native tribes of the northwest rally around an obscure Ottawa war chief. Aug 1, 2005 1879
The Hump. Aug 1, 2005 1351
A woman's work. Aug 1, 2005 1734
To Rule the Waves: How the British Navy Shaped the Modern World. Aug 1, 2005 391
Always a Patricia. Aug 1, 2005 339
Empires at War: The Seven Years' War and the Struggle for North America. Aug 1, 2005 280
The Sea Has No End: The Life of Louis-Antoine de Bougainville. Aug 1, 2005 185
The road back to Kandahar: the changing of the guard. Jul 1, 2005 1519
Hun pirate deviltry. Jul 1, 2005 1926
Building Sustainable Peace. Book Review Jul 1, 2005 190
Navy blues: climbing back to full strength. Jun 1, 2005 1380
Suffering in Sudan: the UN mission that couldn't. Jun 1, 2005 1652
The fall of Quebec: Champlain's dreams were dashed with ... Biography Jun 1, 2005 1496
Victory! The celebrations begin. Jun 1, 2005 1904
Verdun: expensive lessons. Jun 1, 2005 1991
Holding Juno. Brief Article Jun 1, 2005 212
No Holding Back. Brief Article Jun 1, 2005 182
The Great Dominion. Book Review Jun 1, 2005 173
Voices of the Left Behind. Book Review Jun 1, 2005 120
Help at the point of a gun: Canada's ongoing mission in Afghanistan. May 1, 2005 1438
Esprit de Corps celebrates new look! May 1, 2005 539
War of 1812 ... the battle of Lundy's lane: on the night of July 25, 1814, the British fought American forces to a bloody stalemate. May 1, 2005 1864
Victory! The last casualties. May 1, 2005 1276
Steady hearts: the battle of Coronel. May 1, 2005 2423
Canada and the Liberation of the Netherlands, May 1945. Book Review May 1, 2005 321
Days of Victory: Canadians Remember, 1939-1945. Book Review May 1, 2005 349
Rape, murder, arson ... the Cypress Hills massacre: the depredations of American wolf hunters and whiskey traders led to the creation of the North-West Mounted Police. Apr 1, 2005 1370
The sinking of the Athenia. Apr 1, 2005 2175
The new look of war. Apr 1, 2005 2008
The Last Good War. Book Review Apr 1, 2005 342
Fight or Pay. Book Review Apr 1, 2005 352
Three new films mark the 60th anniversary of VE-Day: Striking Back The Liberators Victory 1945. Apr 1, 2005 623
Hitching a lift: the CF's transport problem. Mar 1, 2005 1836
Clearing the Channel ports: for four long years, the people of Dover had been shelled by the great German batteries at Calais and Cap Gris Nez. In the autumn of 1944, as 1st Canadian Army moved up the Channel coast, relief was in sight. Mar 1, 2005 2351
All in your head? Re-thinking gulf war syndrome. Feb 1, 2005 1699
The freedom fighters: blacks in Canada had no problem choosing sides in the American Civil War. They enlisted in the Union cause in great numbers, and they too fought for "life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.". Feb 1, 2005 1578
The fight for the channel ports: as the British and American armies raced across France and grabbed the headlines, the First Canadian Army was assigned the unglamorous task of clearing Dunkirk, Boulogne and Calais. Feb 1, 2005 2012
Everyone came to Trinques: the last great German offensive on the Western Front was followed by a very special Dominion Day for the Canadian Corps. "What a day," one soldier recalled. Feb 1, 2005 1904
Plain English? Jan 1, 2005 263
The silent admiral: "no man said less or deserved more," Walpole said of Charles Saunders, the admiral who accompanied Wolfe to Quebec. Jan 1, 2005 1512
Mutiny! Jan 1, 2005 1990
Bootlickers & bureaucrats: Hollywood's wartime censors: during the war years, Hollywood did more than just make movies. They also bowed to political pressure to produce jingoistic films. Dec 1, 2004 2185
Aviation Century: World War II. Book Review Dec 1, 2004 390
The coffee & tea bowls: football classics: Canada vs. the United States in wartime London as Spitfires fly cover. Nov 1, 2004 2259
Better than cheesecake! The golden age of the Hollywood pin-up. Nov 1, 2004 1518
Miller time. Nov 1, 2004 2282
The road to Falaise. Nov 1, 2004 1494
The assault: the horror of Passchendaele continues. Nov 1, 2004 1611
The Canadian Battlefields in Normandy: a traveller's guide to the memorials and places that are a vital part of our history and remembrance. Nov 1, 2004 309
For King and Country: remembering the battles of WWII. Nov 1, 2004 205
Promises, promises: the Liberals' peacekeeping brigade. Sep 1, 2004 1501
Here's looking at you, kid: the making of the classic WWII movie Casablanca. Sep 1, 2004 1922

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