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Mark Remembrance with carefully selected objects from the Canadian War Museum’s Gift Shop. Keep remembrance close to heart, all year long. warmuseum.ca/boutique/ #CanadaRemembers #RemembranceDay #LestWeForget #RemembranceDayCWM
REMINDER: Join us on #NationalIndigenousVeteransDay, November 8, for a virtual conversation with Sergeant (Ret’d) Wendy Jocko, Chief of the Algonquins of Pikwakanagan First Nation. warmuseum.ca/event/conversa… @GCIndigenous #RemembranceCWM #LestWeForget
This Remembrance Day, who are you remembering? Help preserve and share the stories of our military history for future generations by donating today: warmuseum.ca/donate #LestWeForget #RemembranceCWM
Do you have an object that tells a story? Watch this 4-minute video to learn more about how one peacekeeper in Croatia is honoured to this day. #RemembranceCWM #EveryObjectTellsaStory #LestWeForget #RemembranceDay2021 warmuseum.ca/learn/the-izzy…
This #RemembranceDay, we are pleased to welcome back veterans, expert civilians and currently serving members of the Canadian Armed Forces to share their stories and experiences throughout the Museum. For more details: warmuseum.ca/remember #RememberThem #LestWeForget
Did you know? The message of remembrance is intertwined with the architecture of the Canadian War Museum. Take a closer look in this video to learn more about features in Moriyama Regeneration Hall. #RemembranceCWM #IfTheseWallsCouldTalk #LestWeForget #RemembranceDay2021
Do you have an object that tells a story? Watch this 6-minute video to learn about a story of brave service and grave injustice that spans decades, through the two world wars and beyond. warmuseum.ca/learn/a-photog… #LestWeForget #RemembranceDay2021 #EveryObjectTellsaStory
On November 11, watch one of the most moving #RemembranceDay events online, as the sunlight passes across the tombstone of the Unknown Soldier in Memorial Hall, perfectly framing it at 11am. See it on the @CanWarMuseum Twitter feed starting at 10:45am on Nov 11. #CanadaRemembers
Do you have an object that tells a story? Watch this 4-minute video to learn about the story behind the cartridge cases that were collected from the military salute during Captain Nichola Goddard’s 2006 funeral. warmuseum.ca/learn/the-cart… #RemembranceDay2021 #EveryObjectTellsaStory
The winning entries from the Legion National Foundation’s Poster and Literary Contest Winners 2021 are now on display in the Lobby (near the Gift Shop) until October 2022. Image by Louise McCrow (Campbellford, Ontario) Senior Colour Poster Winner © The Royal Canadian Legion
In 2018, when Edwards was nearing death, he asked her to paint him, as he was in those final days, surrounded by family. warmuseum.ca/homage #HomageCWM 2/2
In 2000, Elaine Goble met Kenneth Edwards at a chilly Remembrance Day ceremony in Ottawa. Edwards agreed to be photographed for her new project, and they stayed in touch. warmuseum.ca/homage #HomageCWM 1/2
Andrew @PostWarHist created a publicly accessible map documenting the locations and causes of deaths for all 516 Canadian military personnel listed in the Korean War Book of Remembrance bit.ly/3GPV22F
On Nov 3, Dr. Andrew Burtch, Post-1945 historian @PostWarHist for the #WarMuseum, was presented with a Civil Merit Medal from the Republic of Korea. The award was presented His Excellency Keung RyoInng Chang, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Canada. Congratulations Andrew!
To ensure a safe and memorable experience for all this Remembrance period, we are limiting the number of visitors inside the Museum through timed online ticketing. Book now: bit.ly/3ed3CKP #RemembranceDay2021 #LestWeForget
Do you have an object that tells a story? Watch this 4-minute video to learn about a flag that tells the story of the Adie family’s service and sacrifice during #WWI. warmuseum.ca/learn/the-adie… #RemembranceDayCWM #EveryObjectTellsaStory #RemembranceDay2021 #LestWeForget
Great ways to pay tribute and remember. Remembrance Day programming @CanWarMuseum this month bit.ly/2PvxpEh #MyOttawa #CanadaRemembers
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Join us on National Indigenous Veterans Day, November 8, for a virtual conversation with Sergeant (Ret’d) Wendy Jocko, Chief of the Algonquins of Pikwakanagan First Nation. warmuseum.ca/event/conversa… @GCIndigenous #LestWeForget #RemembranceCWM
Did you know? The message of remembrance is intertwined with the architecture of the Canadian War Museum. Watch this video to learn more about features on the roof and in the Lobby. #RemembranceDayCWM #IfTheseWallsCouldTalk #RemembranceDay2021 #LestWeForget
Help us improve the #WarMuseum website by taking a short online survey. From first-time users to frequent visitors, we want to hear from you. Take the survey now at bit.ly/2XlKvKq. Thank you!   #websitesurvey#museumsurvey #onlinesurvey
Black Canadians have a proud legacy of military service. During the #FirstWorldWar, many were part of No. 2 Construction Battalion, where they helped to build roads, bridges, and railways. Learn more: ow.ly/2It850EZuvL @CanWarMuseum, 19920044-725 #CanadaRemembers
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Gwen Paget’s lasting pride in her service as a member of the Women’s Royal Canadian Naval Service in the #SWW is evident in this work, showing Gwen as a young woman in wartime and later in life, bearing the same determined expression. warmuseum.ca/homage #HomageCWM
Do you have an object that tells a story? Watch this 6-minute video to learn how a public recognition certificate helps tell the story of one woman and her service during the #SWW bit.ly/3nPLj3F #RemembranceDayCWM #EveryObjectTellsaStory #RemembranceDay2021 #LestWeForget
Do you have an object that tells a story? Watch this video to learn how one family in the #SWW found comfort in a small change purse. warmuseum.ca/learn/grant-ca… #RemembranceDay2021 #EveryObjectTellsaStory #RemembranceDayCWM #LestWeForget
This Remembrance Day, who are you remembering? Help preserve and share the stories of our military history for future generations by donating today: warmuseum.ca/donate #RemembranceDay2021 #LestWeForget #RemembranceDay
On November 3 to 7, 10 and 11, we are pleased to present The World Remembers, a visual installation of more than 3,100,000 names of military personnel from both sides of the #FWW who died between 1914 and 1922. Search through the names at theworldremembers.org/search-the-nam…. #LestWeForget
On 9 November, 7:00 EST, I'll be joining a Zoom discussion about the stories in the travelling @CanWarMuseum exhibition "The Wounded", hosted by @MuseumLondon! Details here: museumlondon.ca/programs-event…
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On November 11, watch one of the most moving #RemembranceDay events online, as the sunlight passes across the tombstone of the Unknown Soldier in Memorial Hall, perfectly framing it at 11 a.m. See it here on our Twitter feed starting at 10:45 am on Nov. 11. #RemembranceDay2021
Do you have an object that tells a story? Watch this video to learn the story of wartime service and sacrifice behind one of the most beloved objects in the War Museum collection. #RemembranceDayCWM #EveryObjectTellsaStory warmuseum.ca/learn/aileen-r…
The Royal Canadian Legion is honoured to name this year’s National Silver Cross Mother, Mme Josée Simard of Les Méchins, Québec. Learn more: legion.ca/news/articles/… #LestWeForget
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November 4/5: Join us on Zoom for a virtual workshop to learn how to start researching your family’s military history. Registration and more information warmuseum.ca/event/research…
November 3, hear Tim Cook, Director of Research at Canadian War Museum, speak about The Fight for History, how for decades Canadians ignored our country’s contributions to WWII, and how veterans raised awareness and appreciation for our role in the war. ow.ly/mL8R50GCvH1
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Just in time for Remembrance Day 2021, we’ve added powerful new videos, more artifacts, and historical overviews to our online Remembrance resources. See everything we have to offer at: warmuseum.ca/remembrance-da…
What will #RemembranceDay look like at the War Museum this year? Visit our Remembrance page to find out. warmuseum.ca/remember
In 1944, artist Jack Shadbolt spent three weeks painting and sketching at a German prisoner of war camp at Petawawa, Ontario. This painting of a Halloween party is one of 32 works he produced during his time there. #militaryArt #Halloween
The winning entries from the Legion National Foundation’s Poster and Literary Contest Winners 2021 are now on display in the War Museum Lobby (near the Gift Shop) until October 2022. bit.ly/3mexAUe Image by Emily-Ann Alyward (Ladysmith, British Columbia) @RoyalCdnLegion
One of the first pieces Elaine Goble sketched in her series of veterans and survivors was “… a group of very handsome, distinguished men standing at attention…with their medals.” She knew then that she had a lot more to explore. warmuseum.ca/homage #HomageCWM
We are looking for hosts and hostesses for the @CanMusHistory and @CanWarMuseum. Apply no later than November 8, 2021 ➡️ historymuseum.ca/jobs
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This cribbage board, depicting a stylized model of a British submarine, was made during the #SWW by a patient recovering at the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) hospital in St. John’s, Newfoundland. #WorldOccupationalTherapyDay
What it was like returning home from war & reintegrating into civilian society while harbouring memories that can never be forgotten? Donate today to help us gather and preserve the first-hand testimonies from those who experienced the human costs of war. warmuseum.ca/donate
What was it like to brave the raging Atlantic in a corvette? Donate today to help us gather and preserve the first-hand testimonies from those who experienced the human costs of war. warmuseum.ca/donate
What was it like to take cover in a slit trench, or to engage in air combat? Donate today to help us gather and preserve the first-hand testimonies from those who experienced the human costs of war. warmuseum.ca/donate
Teachers: Supply Line booking for the 2021 Winter semester will open at 12:01 a.m. (Eastern Daylight Time) on November 1. To reserve your box, visit: warmuseum.ca/s1/supplyline/ #CdnEd @EdCanNet #edtech #edchat #supplyline
During the #SWW, Doris Hope was a wireless telegraphist in the Women’s Royal Canadian Naval Service. She intercepted signals from German U-Boats operating in the North Atlantic. warmuseum.ca/homage #HomageCWM
Check out the latest travelling exhibition to have opened up @MuseumLondon! museumlondon.ca/exhibitions/th…
Private George Banning landed in France on D-Day — 6 June 1944 — and lost his leg in combat. He received this crutch, made by First World War veterans, after he returned to Canada. His wounds changed the course of his life. warmuseum.ca/homage #HomageCWM
Looking sharp soldier! Thanks Mr. Polsky. twitter.com/mr_polsky/stat…
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