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Playing Cards - Canada Military History Facts
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Canada has a rich history in diplomacy and peace keeping however from time to time Canada's Armed Forces have been called upon to participate in global conflict.
Our Canada Military History Playing Cards contain anecdotes, facts and Canadian heroes covering the Boer War, WWI, WWII, Korea and Afghanistan.
In 1922 the French government ceded Vimy Ridge and the land surrounding it to Canada in perpetuity. The white marble sculptures of the Vimy Memorial unveiled in 1936 were designed by Walter Allward and included 20 symbolic figures on a stone platform surmounted by 2 soaring pylons representing Canada and France.
The Seven Books of Remembrance contain names of Canadians who fought and died for Canada. The books are kept in the Memorial Chamber located in the Peace Tower on Parliament Hill. Together they commemorate the 118,000 Canadians who, since Confederation, have made the ultimate sacrifice while serving Canada.
Lest we forget... the perils of war and past sacrifices. Learn more about Canada's military history with our double deck of Canada Military History Playing Cards. Great gift idea for students, veterans and anyone interested in military history.
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