Military History

Stories of Courage: Saskatchewan Second World War Veterns Remember

Saskatchewan's contribution to the Second World War Teaching Guides and Videos to support Social Studies, English Language Arts, Math, Science and Arts Education Curricula for Grades 6 thru 8

2017 - Centennial of the Battle of Vimy Ridge (First World War)

2017 - 75th anniversary of the Battle of Dieppe (Second World War)

Canada's History

http://canadashistory.ca/Great-War-Album/Home
Stories of Canada's role in the Great War. 

Canadian War Museum

http://www.warmuseum.ca/exhibitions/online-exhibitions/ 
This virtual museum includes exhibits about the First World War, Canada’s Naval History, War of 1812, Afghanistan and a chronology of Canadian military history to name a few. The exhibit about the First World War includes an introduction, history, objects and photos and how to access information found at the Canadian War Museum.

Veterans Affairs Canada

http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/information-for/students
This website includes information about the history of the South African War, First World War, Second World War, Korean War and the Canadian Armed Forces. Also included are stories of veterans who served in these conflicts including Aboriginal-Canadian Veterans, Black Canadians in Uniform, Chinese-Canadian Veterans, Women and the War as well as information about the Canadian Red Cross, Christmas at the Front, Heroes Remember, et cetera. This website also includes a video gallery.

CBC Archives

http://www.cbc.ca/archives/categories/war-conflict/
This website includes original source audio and video for the First World War, Second World War, Cold War, Vietnam War, Korean War, 1991 Gulf War, Peacekeeping, War Crimes and other war and conflict topics.

The Memory Project

http://www.thememoryproject.com/
This website includes original source video and audio of veterans from the First World War, Second World War, Korean War and Peacekeeping. There is also an Image Gallery of artefacts from Canada’s military past. This website provides the opportunity to learn first-hand about the experience of veterans.

Canadian Encyclopedia

http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/en/browse/Events/Military%20Engagements/
This website includes detailed information about the War of 1812, First World War, Second World War, Seven Years War, Dieppe Raid, Vimy Ridge, Korean War, Battle of Ypres, et cetera. This website also includes a list of suggested readings at the end of each article.

The Canadian Wartime Experience

http://umanitoba.ca/libraries/units/archives/canada_war/
This website includes information about the archival information (original sources) available at the University of Manitoba related to the Red River Resistance, Boer War, First World War, Second World War, Korean War, Vietnam War. This website also includes an “Ask a Librarian” feature that provides you with the opportunity to request copies of these original source documents.

Canadian Letters & Images Project

http://www.canadianletters.ca/collectionsMain.php
This website includes original source information (correspondence, diaries, photographs, postcards and miscellaneous items) of people and is separated according to pre-1914 collections, First World War, Second World War, Korea collections and post Korea collections. This provides researchers with the opportunity to select a person and read about their personal experiences during these conflicts.

Saskatchewan Military Museum

http://www.saskatchewanmilitarymuseum.com/index.php
This website includes information about the Saskatchewan Military Museum. The website gives you the opportunity to contact the Museum directly about visiting. The Saskatchewan Military Museum is located in Room 112 (north end) of the Regina Armouries, 1600 Elphinstone Street, Regina. Other artifacts are displayed in the Royal United Services Institute, Regina, and in the Historical Vehicle Park at the LCol CV Currie, VC Armoury Moose Jaw.

Encyclopedia of Saskatchewan

http://esask.uregina.ca/entry/military_history_of_saskatchewan.html
This website includes a synopsis of the Military History of Saskatchewan including information about early military history, 1885 North-West Resistance, First World War, Second World War, Cold War and Present Day. Also included is a list of suggested further readings on these topics.

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