Military history and heritage

Records, research and publications about Canada’s military history, the Canadian Forces and the wars they fought.


Services and information

Royal Canadian Navy history 

History of Canada’s Navy, its vessels and commanders.

Canadian Army history

History of Canada’s Army and its regiments and commanders.

Royal Canadian Air Force history

History of Canada’s Air Force and its aircraft.

Timelines of Canada’s military history

Search specific wars or find dates and milestones in Canadian military history.

Canadian battle honours system

The official battle honours and honorary distinctions of the Canadian Forces.

Historical research

Original documents for Canadian military historical research.

Casualty identification

Identifying missing war dead from the First World War, the Second World War and other campaigns.

Women and war

The roles women played in wars throughout Canadian history.

Indigenous Peoples in military history

Military history of Indigenous Peoples in Canada.

Historical reports, books and publications

Reports, books, publications and sources of secondary research on Canadian military history.

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