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CANLOAN

CANLOAN  

In the fall of 1943 the Canadian army arranged to loan a surplus of its officers to the British army, then desperately short of junior infantry officers. Initially some 2,000 ...
Henry Duncan Graham Crerar

Henry Duncan Graham Crerar  

(b. 28 Apr. 1888, d. 1 Apr. 1965).Canadian general Born at Hamilton (Ontario), he went to the Royal Military College of Canada, was commissioned into the artillery in 1910, and served in World War I. ...
Normandy, Battle of

Normandy, Battle of   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Canadian History

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
310 words

Canadians played a role in the Battle of Normandy out of all proportion to their numbers. Canadian-manned vessels, from destroyers

red scare

red scare  

Any spate of fear of communist/socialist infiltration, subversion, espionage, and sabotage; particularly that which occurred in the United States at the end of World War I.
Walcheren landing

Walcheren landing  

1809.Britain did not find it easy to wage war against Napoleonic Europe. Despite the catastrophic failure of the landing in Holland in 1799, the British government resolved in 1809 to try again. The ...
yeomanry

yeomanry  

ˈyōmǝnrēn. historical a volunteer cavalry force raised from men who held and cultivated small landed estates (1794–1908).

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