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Veterans Affairs Canada - WWI - Diaries, Letters and Stories site description for Veterans Affairs Canada - WWI - Diaries, Letters and Stories
Read excerpts from the wartime diaries and letters of some of the young Canadian men who served in the First World War. 
http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/collections/diary/1diary

 
Library and Archives Canada: Canada and the First World War site description for Library and Archives Canada: Canada and the First World War
This exhibition illustrates the many roles that Canadian men and women played during the First World War. Read biographies and learn about the roles of Canadians in key battles as well as how some served at home. 
http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/military-heritage/first-world-war/canada-first-world-war/Pages/default.aspx

 
Experience Vimy site description for Experience Vimy
This wonderful interactive allows students to virtually experience the Canadian National Vimy Memorial. Explore the monument through 48 animated sequences or by using the sections on the left. Video, audio and beautiful images make for a dramatic presentation. 
http://205.207.146.197/indexen.html

 
McCord Museum: Wanted! 500,000 Canadians for WW I site description for McCord Museum: Wanted! 500,000 Canadians for WW I
View the interactive tour and learn about the recruitment of Canadians into the military in World War I. 
http://collections.musee-mccord.qc.ca/en/keys/webtours/tourID/GE_P3_1_EN

 
An Archival Look at World War I site description for An Archival Look at World War I
Created by Queens University, this archival project offers details related to the Canadian homefront, WWI warfare, technology of the war, Enemy Aliens, as well as women in the war. 
http://archives.queensu.ca/exhibits/archival-resources-teachers/archival-look-world-war-i

 
Veterans Affairs Canada: Black Canadians in Uniform site description for Veterans Affairs Canada: Black Canadians in Uniform
This site provides a history of military involvement for Black Canadians, from the War of 1812 through to the modern Canadian Armed Forces. 
http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/those-who-served/black-canadians-in-uniform

 
The Canadian Encyclopedia: Indigenous Peoples and the World Wars site description for The Canadian Encyclopedia: Indigenous Peoples and the World Wars
Learn about the thousands of Canadian Indigenous peoples that served in the Canadian military forces in the World Wars, mostly voluntarily. 
http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/indigenous-peoples-and-the-world-wars/

 
Canadian Geographic: Europe at the start of the First World War site description for Canadian Geographic: Europe at the start of the First World War
This interactive map is a composite of many maps tiled together create a larger image. The original maps were produced by the British Ordnance Survey in the years just prior to the outbreak of the First World War (1912-1914). 
http://maps.canadiangeographic.ca/first-world-war/

 
Canadian War Museum: Canada and the First World War site description for Canadian War Museum: Canada and the First World War
This resource from the Canadian War Museum is filled with images and information about the First World War, particularly the role of Canada and its soldiers. 
http://www.warmuseum.ca/firstworldwar/

 
Canadian War Museum: Canvas of War site description for Canadian War Museum: Canvas of War
Major artists recorded the important contribution made by Canadians in both world wars. The paintings you see in this exhibition are their legacy, a first-hand account of events. 
http://www.warmuseum.ca/cwm/exhibitions/canvas/cwint01e.shtml

 
Over the Top: An Interactive Adventure site description for Over the Top: An Interactive Adventure
This interactive adventure game allows intermediate students to experience life in the trenches during the First World War. Part history and part adventure story, Over the Top allows players to determine the outcome of the story by making decisions at key moments. 
http://www.warmuseum.ca/overthetop/

 
The Canadian National Vimy Memorial site description for The Canadian National Vimy Memorial
This memorial stands as a tribute to all who served their country in battle during the First World War and particularly to those who gave their lives. This site offers a virtual tour of the monument and a series of historical slideshows, so be sure to check out the multimedia link (Experience Vimy)... 
http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/memorials/france/vimy

 
NFB: John McCrae's War site description for NFB: John McCrae's War
This feature documentary profiles Canadian doctor and poet John McCrae. This film creates a portrait of McCrae through his wartime years and the creation of his poem "In Flanders Fields". 
https://www.nfb.ca/film/john_mccraes_war

 
For Valour: Canadian Airmen and the Victoria Cross site description for For Valour: Canadian Airmen and the Victoria Cross
This is an amazing resource that tells the stories of the seven Canadian Victoria Cross recipients. Be sure to check out the many videos and images, as well as the artistic depictions of war. 
http://www.forvalour.manlab.com/english/index.html

 
The Great War 1914-1918 site description for The Great War 1914-1918
This is a commemorative website created by Postmedia, filled with various features about WWI including images, and stories, "a journey through those years, with images and stories from the home front and the front lines of battle." 
http://ww1.canada.com/

 
World War I Timeline site description for World War I Timeline
This BBC timeline moves from June 28, 1914 through the key war battles to the signing of the Treaty of Versailles in June of 1919. 
http://www.bbc.co.uk/remembrance/timeline/

 
Veterans Affairs Canada: The First World War site description for Veterans Affairs Canada: The First World War
Veteran Affairs Canada offers an excellent overview of Canada's involvement in the First World War, including videos, stories and information sheets. 
http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/history/first-world-war
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