Author R.H. ROY
Links to Other Sites
View a brief video about three Canadian soldiers from Winnipeg who earned the Victoria Cross in the First World War. A Heritage Minute from the Historica-Dominion Institute. See also related lesson plans.
Battle of Passchendaele
This site provides links to a detailed education guide that invites students to discover how the 1917 Battle of Passchendaele became a defining event in Canadian history. Activities focus on the analysis of vital primary sources, multimedia, and other resources. Associated with the the major Canadian feature film "Passchendaele." From the Historica-Dominion Institute.
This website offers a brief account of the Battle of Passchendaele in the First World War. Includes photographs of military action taken by photographer Jack Turner. From Library and Archives Canada.
For King and Empire: Canada's Soldiers in the Great War
An online guide to the “For King and Empire” video documentary series. Features detailed day-by-day accounts of military battles, profiles of individual soldiers, a glossary of weapons and artillery, and much more. From Breakthrough Films and History Television.
The official website for the feature film "Passchendaele." Check out the multimedia features about the movie and the history of the Battle of Passchendaele.
Passchendaele – Canada’s Other Vimy Ridge
An article about pivotal First World War military battles. From the Department of National Defence.
Shawnadithit grew anxious waiting for her uncle, Longnon, to return to camp at the junction of Badger Brook and the Exploits River, deep in the wilds of Newfoundland...