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Fort George National Historic Site of Canada: Naval Campaigns 1815 and Biography of Richard Pierpoint - Chart

Type: Document

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.

Site: Parks Canada

Canadian Campaign in Italy: Commemoration of the National Significance of the Canadian Campaign in Sicily

Type: Document

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.

Site: Parks Canada