Warfare in Pictures Gallery
Situated in St. Juliaan village at Vancouver Corner, the Brooding Soldier memorial is a 35ft-high statue of a Canadian soldier with bowed heads and hands resting on arms reversed. The memorial was carved from a single shaft of granite
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Dates in History
This day in 1940
11th April 1940
In Norway... The King and government appeal to all Norwegians to fight. A new Commander in Chief, General Ruge, is appointed for the Norwegian Army. He replaces General Laake, who has resigned.
In Belgium... the Belgian Army cancels all leave.
Churchill and the Norway Campaign 1940
(Hardback - 240 pages)
by Graham Rhys-Jones
On 9 April 1940, the German Armed Forces seized Norway and Denmark in an operation remarkable for its precision and boldness. The Chamberlain War Cabinet was caught on the hop and responded with ineptitude. While this book examines the making of grand strategy it is first and foremost the story…
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