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2000 Veterans' Week Poster

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Here are some activities and symbols associated with Remembrance Day. Also some little known facts regarding our men over seas and life on the homefront are presented. Service Women, politicians, families and heroes are all remembered on this site.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada

2003 Remembrance Day Poster

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2003 marked the 50th anniversary of the Korean War Armistice. To help Canadians remember the sacrifice and achievement by Canadian forces during this time, a poster was commissioned featuring the Monument to Canadian Fallen located in Busan, South Korea. More information can be found on this site for those who are interested in learning about this monument and the Canadians who served in the Korean War.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada

2002 Veterans' Week Poster

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It is important that the youth of today do not forget the sacrifices of the youth of yesterday. This poster shows one youth remembering those soldiers who are buried in France.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada

2001 Veterans' Week Poster

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The collage of photos presented on this poster represents the three branches of the armed forces and the three major conflicts Canada has participated in during the Twentieth Century. Our modern day Peace Keepers are also represented.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada

Tomb of the Unknown Soldier - Poster

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A poster depicting an outline of a First World War soldier in the foreground and the National War Memorial in the background. A line from 'In Flanders Fields' is quoted and the event the image is meant to honour is mentioned.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada

From Colony to Country - Northwest Campaign - Art, music and literature - Pictorial Works

Type: Document

A bibliography of pictorial works on Canadian military history in which illustrations and photographs of the Northwest Campaign can be found. Includes information on Captain James Peters, military photographer.

Site: Library and Archives Canada

Canadian Forces Artists Program (CFAP)

Type: Document

The need for Canada to record the actions of its military members was not forgotten. On June 6, 2001, Chief of Defence Staff, General Maurice Baril, officially announced the creation of the Canadian Forces Artists Program (CFAP). This program allowed volunteer artists to be transported, escorted, and provided food and accommodation while creating works that reflect on the participation of men and women of the Canadian Forces in a wide variety of activities at home and abroad.

Site: National Defence

History as Monument - The Sculptures on the Vimy Memorial

Type: Document

This article describes how the Canadian War Museum came to have custody of seventeen of the plaster figures of the Vimy Memorial created by Canadian sculptor Walter Allward, as well as the historical significance of the memorial.

Site: Canadian War Museum