Tag Archive: Second World War

The Aerodrome of Democracy: Preserving a Legacy at the Canada Aviation and Space Museum

May 2, 2014

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Imagine a young Australian in 1941, training to be a pilot. He – like thousands of other would be pilots and specialists from different countries during the Second World War – was sent to Canada for training under the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan.

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Panzer V (Panther) Tank – Canadian War Museum

March 6, 2014

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The Canadian War Museum recently restored a rare German Panzer V (or Panther), one of the Second World War’s best tanks.

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Sussie Cretier’s Coat – Canadian War Museum

February 6, 2014

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This child’s coat represents a story of love and friendship that spans decades, and the enduring bond forged between Canada and the Netherlands during the Second World War. It was sewn in the winter of 1944 as a gift for 10-year-old Everdina (Sussie) Cretier, a Dutch girl whose father, Willem, was a mechanic involved in the Dutch Resistance.

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Canada and the Victoria Cross

November 4, 2013

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What can be done to honour the selfless acts of bravery Canadian soldiers undertook on behalf of their country?

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Bringing History in Video into Your Classroom

September 27, 2013

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You know that virtualmuseum.ca is brimming with interesting resources for your classroom – have you seen the “History Matters” video series?

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