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Leading WREN, by war artist Margaret Kathleen MacLeod

Type: Image

An electronic reproduction of the watercolour on paper artwork, "Leading WREN," created by Margaret Kathleen MacLeod.

Site: Canadian War Museum

Off to St. John, by war artist Margaret Kathleen MacLeod

Type: Image

An electronic reproduction of the watercolour on paper artwork, "Off to St. John," created by Margaret Kathleen MacLeod in 1944.

Site: Canadian War Museum

General Duty, Canadian Women's Army Corps, by war artist Margaret Kathleen MacLeod

Type: Image

An electronic reproduction of the watercolour on paper artwork, "General Duty, Canadian Women's Army Corps," created by Margaret Kathleen MacLeod.

Site: Canadian War Museum

Canada and the Second World War - Going Home. 1945-1946

Type: Document

Following the German surrender, most Canadian troops returned to Canada in early 1946, while Canadians who stayed to serve the Allied occupation of Germany returned by mid-1946.

Site: Canadian War Museum

Royal Canadian Air Force Major, by war artist Margaret Kathleen MacLeod

Type: Image

An electronic reproduction of the watercolour on paper artwork, "Royal Canadian Air Force Major," created by Margaret Kathleen MacLeod.

Site: Canadian War Museum

Imperial Adventure: South African War

Type: Document

The South African War marked the first occasion that Canada despatched troops to an overseas war. This Introductory page for the Canadian War Museum's exhibition, entitled Imperial Adventure includes battles, units, people, and equipment.

Site: Canadian War Museum

Canadian Women’s Army Corps, 1941-1946

Type: Document

Online article about the formation of the Canadian Women’s Army Corps during the Second World War, a milestone in the history of women’s participation in the Canadian military. Includes reading list.

Site: Canadian War Museum

Tilt of the Hat, by war artist Margaret Kathleen MacLeod

Type: Image

An electronic reproduction of the watercolour on paper artwork, "Tilt of the Hat," created by Margaret Kathleen MacLeod.

Site: Canadian War Museum

Beauty Parlor, by war artist Margaret Kathleen MacLeod

Type: Image

An electronic reproduction of the watercolour on paper artwork, "Beauty Parlor," created by Margaret Kathleen MacLeod in 1945.

Site: Canadian War Museum

Life on the Homefront: Women and the War on the Homefront - Canada and the War - Democracy at War

Type: DocumentImage

With so many men in the armed forces and with industries pushing for more production, the Canadian government actively urged women to participate in the war effort.

Site: Canadian War Museum