Remembrance Day Special Edition
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Remembrance Video Gallery site description for Remembrance Video Gallery
Browse through the many videos on this site to find soldiers sharing their stories. Choose a specific war or topic with the Category option. When you go into one of the chapters, you can read the transcript or click on the link to view the video. 
http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/video-gallery/video/7007

 
Last Post site description for Last Post
Every evening since 1928, at precisely 8:00, the Last Post, the traditional salute to the fallen warrior, has been played in Ieper, Belgium. This daily tribute honours the memory of the soldiers of the British Empire who fought and died in the Ypres Salient of WWI. 
http://www.lastpost.be/

 
The Canadian Encyclopedia: Monuments of the First and Second World Wars site description for The Canadian Encyclopedia: Monuments of the First and Second World Wars
The Canadian Encyclopedia offers an explanation of war monuments created to honour Canadians. These war monuments are both at home in Canada and overseas. 
http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/en/article/monuments-of-the-first-and-second-world-wars/

 
In Flanders Fields - Leonard Cohen site description for In Flanders Fields - Leonard Cohen
Accompanied by images from the First World War, Leonard Cohen recites the poem "In Flanders Fields", written by John McCrae. 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cKoJvHcMLfc

 
Veterans Affairs Canada: John McCrae site description for Veterans Affairs Canada: John McCrae
"In Flanders Fields" was written by a Canadian, John McCrae, a doctor and teacher, who served in both the South African War and the First World War.  
http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/history/first-world-war/mccrae

 
McCord Museum - John McCrae site description for McCord Museum - John McCrae
This interactive provides a biography of the life and achievements of John McCrae, the author of "In Flanders Fields". 
http://www.mccord-museum.qc.ca/scripts/projects/CH/animCH.php?tourID=GE_P3_3_EN&Lang=1&type=flash

 
The Military Museums - Mural of Honour site description for The Military Museums - Mural of Honour
This mural, which is physically located in the foyer of the Military Museums in Calgary, comprises 240 separate images in a 20-foot by 12-foot mosaic. From here, you can virtually explore the mural and the 240 tiles "that represent Canada‚Äôs military history from the Battle of 1812 to present day op... 
https://themilitarymuseums.ca/visit/mural-of-honour

 
Veterans Affairs Canada: Indigenous Soldiers - Foreign Battlefields site description for Veterans Affairs Canada: Indigenous Soldiers - Foreign Battlefields
Thousands of Indigenous Canadians fought in WWI, WWII and the Korean War. Read the stories and accomplishments of some who fought in these wars and how the veterans are being honoured. 
http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/those-who-served/aboriginal-veterans/native-soldiers

 
National Defence site for Veterans' Week site description for National Defence site for Veterans' Week
This site has the theme, speaker requests and official events for Veterans' Week, which is Nov. 5-11. 
http://www.forces.gc.ca/en/honours-history-vet-week/index.page

 
Royal Canadian Legion: The Poppy Campaign site description for Royal Canadian Legion: The Poppy Campaign
Learn all about the significance of the poppy as the flower of remembrance and the poppy campaign in Canada. 
http://www.legion.ca/honour-remember/the-poppy-campaign/

 
Juno Beach Centre site description for Juno Beach Centre
Preserving the gifts of valour and freedom for future generations, the Juno Beach Centre presents an online museum of the Canadian war effort. The Juno Beach Centre is dedicated to the Canadians who bravely defended the freedom of others in the theatre of war. There is wonderful interactive component... 
http://www.junobeach.org/

 
Veterans Affairs Canada: Canadian Virtual War Memorial site description for Veterans Affairs Canada: Canadian Virtual War Memorial
This page links to a registry of graves and memorials for more than 116,000 Canadians. Type in your family name and you may learn about relatives who died in the wars. 
http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/collections/virtualmem

 
The Memorial Chamber site description for The Memorial Chamber
Every year, many people visit the Memorial Chamber to pay their respects to those who have sacrificed their lives for freedom and for our country. Take a virtual tour through the chamber to experience every detail, from the paving stones, to the stained glass and the Books of Remembrance. 
http://www.parl.gc.ca/About/House/Memorial/main-e.htm

 
The Books of Remembrance site description for The Books of Remembrance
"The Books of Remembrance contain the names of Canadians who fought in wars and died either during or after them. All the books are kept in the Memorial Chamber located in the Peace Tower on Parliament Hill." (site) 
http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/collections/books

 
The Commonwealth War Graves Commission site description for The Commonwealth War Graves Commission
The Commission's duties are to mark and maintain the graves of the members of the forces of the Commonwealth who were killed in the two World Wars, to build memorials to those who have no known grave, and to keep registers, including, after the Second World War, a record of the Civilian War Dead. 
http://www.cwgc.org/

 
Chinese Canadian Military Museum site description for Chinese Canadian Military Museum
This website has biographies and photos of many Chinese Canadians who served in the military, including Chinese Canadian Women in Uniform. You can also find information about museums and monuments dedicated to Chinese veterans. 
http://www.ccmms.ca/

 
The Canadian Letters & Images Project site description for The Canadian Letters & Images Project
The objective of this project is to let Canadians tell their own story in their own words by creating a permanent online archive. The virtual "holdings" of this archive include hundreds of letters, diaries, and miscellaneous wartime documents. 
http://www.canadianletters.ca/

 
Canadian War Museum site description for Canadian War Museum
The Canadian War Museum is Canada's national museum of military history, and offers a wide range of meaningful learning opportunities for students from kindergarten through senior high school. Programs are designed to help students discover how war has affected them and their country. 
http://www.warmuseum.ca/cwm/home/home
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