The stalemate that occurred on the Western Front in 1914 resulted in an almost unbroken string of roughly parallel trenches stretching from Switzerland to the English Channel.
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When Poland fell to the Germans in 1939, a substantial number of their Armed Forces personnel avoided capture and escaped to France.
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Ken Rivers was born on February 12th, 1916, in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.
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As new bombers were developed during the Second World War, there was a dramatic increase in the size of bombs that aircraft could carry.
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Born on July 22, 1923 Alan Crabtree was the middle son of Edith and Maurice Crabtree of Toronto.
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In March 1941, No. 403 "Wolf" Squadron became the first Canadian squadron formed overseas without ties to any previous flying unit in Canada.
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The Windsor Carrier was a late-war unit produced by Ford Canada in a single batch of 5,000 in 1944-1945.
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Lionel Raymond Binmore served in the First World War with the Victoria Rifles of Canada.
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Val Rimer enlisted in Winnipeg in 1942 and joined the Lord Strathcona's Horse armoured regiment after arriving in England.
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The Calgary Highlanders is a reserve infantry regiment that was originally raised in 1910 as the 103rd Regiment (Calgary Rifles).
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The Women's Royal Naval Service (WRNS), more familiarly known as the WRENS, was initially founded in England in November 1917 during the First World War.
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Among the first Canadians who became prisoners during the Second World War were the soldiers captured during the Defence of Hong Kong in Dec 1941.
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When Japan attacked Pearl Harbour and other Asian territories in late 1941, a true world-wide conflict began.
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James Riley Stone was born in southern England. At age 19, he
emigrated to Canada to take up homesteading in the Peace River country.
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Clarence "Nuck" Gavan was born in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan and joined the RCAF in Montreal on 10 Jan 1942.
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When the Allied nations gathered together to fight against a common fascist enemy they were often thrust together in the same armies.
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Ishar Singh served in the Indian Army throughout the Great War and in the British campaign of Waziristan in 1919-1921.
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The Canadian Forces medical Corps had its earliest beginnings as a collection of individually recruited regimental doctors.
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During the First World War, German submarines, or U-boats became a serious hazard to Allied shipping.
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Naval bases, vital to the operation of any naval power, all rely on the availability of suitable harbours and their proximity to vital sea routes.
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