Get answers to military history, heritage and music questions

There are several ways to ask the Directorate of History and Heritage a question.

You can ask your questions about:

Tell us which subject you want information on and ask your question:

Questions from members of the Canadian Forces

You can get more information on:

  • policies
  • eligibility
  • directives

Please submit a request through your chain of command.

Questions from the public

We accept questions in written form only. After you fill in the form above, there are 3 ways to send it:

  • submit the form online
  • print and fax (613-990-8579) the form to us
  • print the form and mail it to us

Directorate of History and Heritage (DHH)
National Defence Headquarters
101 Colonel By Dr
Ottawa ON K1A 0K2

We will respond in 2 to 30 working days, depending on the complexity of your question and our workload.

To help us answer better, please tell us:

  • what research you have already done on the subject
  • how you will use your research (general interest, academic, publication, family history, etc.)
  • your area of interest (army, navy, air force, First World War, military traditions, uniforms, etc.)

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