Some facts about Canadians in WWII

About 44,000 Canadians lost their lives during the WWII and it is regarded among the largest casualties which any allied nation has faced. About 1.1 million Canadians served in all branches of the armed forces and led Canada to victory. The German invasion of Poland was the turning point for Canada during the WWII. It all began in September 1939 and continued till 1945. Besides taking an active part in the actions the Canadian armed forces also made sure that state of the art training is given to the allied pilots and troops. Canada also faced many political, cultural and economic setbacks as a result. The conscription crisis of 1945 was the worst of all. Apart from all the problems the WWII itself was a great issue which killed over 60 million people at the time. It is still regarded as the worse armed conflict among different nations of the world. (more…)

Major WWII memorials in Canada

Canada has taken the active part in WWII and has lost 40,000+ lives to secure the world from the atrocities of Nazi Germany. It is an incident that has changed the course of the history of Canada. The soldiers that have lost their lives in the action earned Canada to govern the laws and rules of the country as they want. The best part of the action is that the loss of Canadian lives never went in vain. The allied forces captured the most important posts of the Germans and the Canadian soldiers also made sure that they work in their individual capacities to get make the Germans retreat. Several Canadian soldiers fought gallantly to take back the occupied territory from the Germans. Memorials are constructed all over Europe and Canada in remembrance of these soldiers. Each memorial is of historical importance and makes sure that people from all over the world visit and tourism are fostered. (more…)

The Canadians in the Battle of Normandy

The most important term which many of us are not familiar with is the D Day. It is one of the most important days in the WWII. The history of this day is very interesting and therefore it must be understood. While planning a military operation by the allies the exact day of the attack was never known. The term D Day was then coined in this regard to specify the day of the attack. The term was used by the allies to advance and plan many ops. However the D Day today refers to the Allied invasion of Normandy France where undoubtedly one of the fiercest battles was fought. The invasion took place on June 6th, 1944. (more…)

Canadian WWII heroes

Every year in November the Canadian gather and remember their WWII heroes that fought gallantly and protected the Western Civilization. At the start of the war, Canada was very reluctant to take part in it but when it knocked the doors of its neighboring USA the nation did not have much choice. It all began in September 1939 when Germany invaded and captured Poland. They not only executed Polish soldiers but also committed horrible war crimes as per the Western Media of that time. This was the deciding factor which made sure that the Canadian action is inevitable in WWII. Canadians made sure that they fight gallantly and this leads to casualties on both sides. The worse action for the Canadian troops was the Dieppe Raid in which almost 1000 Canadian troops were killed in action. The WWII heroes are still remembered for their bravery and they also made sure that the boundaries of the country are protected. (more…)

What role did Canada play in the WWII?

Canada entered the WWII on its own free will and there were no pacts with any other nation that was already engaged. Neither America nor its allies asked the Canadian generals for help. The main aspect of the involvement of Canada is very interesting. Though some people deem that Canada was a pro-Jew state but actually it was not the case. Canada entered the WWII just to save the Western Civilization. The government of Canada at that time was of the view that Nazi Germany is a great threat to the Western Civilization. In September 1939 Canada officially entered the WWII and began deploying the troops on multiple fronts. (more…)