The Military Museums

Getting Flight Stripes

If it's white it's American, if it's black it's British, if you can't see it, it's Luftwaffe.

BMO Bank of Montreal

Bank of Montreal played a quiet yet important role in Canada’s war efforts.

Helen Pierce

Helen and Frank Pierce were childhood sweethearts in Swift Current, Saskatchewan during the 1930's.

Bomber Stream

The Bomber Stream was an idea proposed in 1942 by Air Marshal Sir Arthur Harris as a tactic to bomb German cities and industrial areas using overwhelming air power.

Mike Levy

The life of Michael George Levy has been a journey rich with adventure, adversity and survival.

Battle of Cambrai

The Second Battle of Cambrai was a battle between troops of British and Canadian forces against German Empire forces during the Hundred Days Offensive of the First World War.

14th Service Battalion

The 14th Company, Canadian Army Service Corps was based out of the former Sarcee Barracks in Calgary, Alberta.

The Jeep

Willys-Overland delivered its first prototype of a general purpose transport vehicle to the Army in 1940.

Cecil Feldman

Cecil Feldman was born in Poland and came to Canada with his parents in 1927.

Wallace McMullan

Wallace McMullan served with the 47th Battalion of the Canadian Expeditionary Force during the First World War.

Troop Train

After war with Germany was declared in 1914, the Canadian Pacific Railway put the entire resource of its transportation system at the disposal of the British Empire.

Indigenous Warriors

Indigenous people have a long history of fighting for Canada as well as for the British Crown.


Scrambling down heavy rope netting slung over the side of a ship, the infantry boards a landing craft that will take them the final two or three kilometres to the beach.

Geoff Costeloe

James Geoffrey (Geoff) Costeloe was born in Nottingham, England in 1920.

Canadian Navy

At the start of the Second World War, the Royal Canadian Navy operated just six destroyers and seven other craft with 3,600 crewmen.

HMCS Calgary

HMCS Calgary was the third Canadian Patrol Frigate built at Marine Industries Limited, Lauzon, Quebec and the second Canadian warship named after the city of Calgary.

HMCS Halifax

As a young prairie boy, John Maier had heard the stories of flooded trenches and huge rats on the front lines during the First World War.

Sicily Invasion

On 10 July 1943 the 1st Canadian Division and Army Tank Brigade came ashore as part of a massive joint American / British invasion of German occupied Sicily.

National War Memorial

The National War Memorial in Ottawa was unveiled in 1939 to commemorate the response of Canadians in the First World War.


In the early dawn of August 19, 1942, an ambitious raid took place along a 16 km front around the French port of Dieppe.

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