Canadian military history

Canada’s military history, including past wars and operations, in archives, research, art and film. Honour the sacrifices of those who served in the Canadian Navy, Army and Air Force. Be proud of our military medals, badges and flags. Visit a war memorial or a military museum in your area.

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History and heritage

History of the people and organizations that fought for Canada.

Wars and operations

Wars, missions and operations of Canada’s armed forces.

Medals and decorations

Honours, decorations, orders and medals. Apply for a medal or order a replacement.

Remembrance

Commemorative events, memorials and programs that honour Canadian soldiers and their sacrifices.

Ranks, badges, flags and insignia

Military ranks and insignia of the Canadian Armed Forces, including badges, colours, flags and banners.

Memorials, monuments and cemeteries

Memorials and monuments to remember the men and women who served Canada.

Educational resources

Lesson plans, fact sheets, teachers’ guides and learning activities about Canada’s military history.

Military museums, art and films

Canada’s military history in museums, art and films.

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From Vimy to Juno

The connections between Canada’s participation in the two world wars.

Fields of Sacrifice

A poetic documentary which honours Canadian sacrifice during the First and Second World War

William Redver Stark

Life on the Lines with the 1st Battalion of Canadian Railway Troops.

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