Canadian Military History Gateway
Subject > Strategy and Tactics > Amphibious
Organization > Parks Canada
The chart for the final naval battles of the War of 1812 is the first document on this page. In the second half of the document a concise biography of Richard Pierpoint, one of the first black settlers in the Niagara Region, is given.
On July 10, 1943, several thousand Canadian soldiers landed on beaches on Sicily’s southeast coast. Overcoming light resistance on landing, they began a tough march through the mountainous terrain of central Sicily in debilitating heat.