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Photograph of a man in a muddy field.

Mud and barbed wire through which the Canadians advanced during the Battle of Passchendaele

Canada at War: A Guide to Library and Archives Canada's Websites Recalling the Canadian War Experience

First World War

November 11th, 2011 marks the 93rd anniversary of the end of the First World War. The First World War lasted from 1914-1918.


Aboriginal Documentary Heritage

ARCHIVED - Backcheck: A Hockey Retrospective

ARCHIVED - Call to Duty: Canada's Nursing Sisters

ARCHIVED - Canada and the First World War

Canadian Poetry Archive

Cool Canada

ARCHIVED - Famous Canadian Physicians

First Among Equals: The Prime Minister in Canadian Life and Politics

Lest We Forget

Mary Riter Hamilton: Traces of War

ARCHIVED - Oral Histories of the First World War: Veterans 1914-1918

Shipwreck Investigations at Library and Archives Canada

SOS! Canadian Disasters

ARCHIVED - Virtual Silver Screen

Research (Digital Collections/Bibliography)

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Circumstances of Death Registers, First World War

Commonwealth War Graves Registers, First World War

Courts-martial of the First World War

From Colony to Country:

Guide to Sources Relating to Units of the Canadian Expeditionary Force

Medals, Honours and Awards

Royal Canadian Navy Ledger Sheets

Sheet Music From Canada's Past:

Soldiers of the First World War (1914-1918)

Virtual Gramophone: Canadian Historical Sound Recordings

ARCHIVED - War Diaries of the First World War (ArchiviaNet)