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Remembrance Day: Dorothy Scott, 93, recounts her WWII RAF days
Dorothy Scott's job during the Second World War was to plot airplanes, both friend and foe, for the Royal Air Force from a farmhouse in the south of Cornwall. The Guelph resident shares her stories from the war with The Morning Edition host Craig Norris.
First Nations contributions to WW I and WW II: Lest we forget
Our soldiers fought for the shared values of freedom and democratic rights for all, but these soldiers returned from the war and quickly realized those freedoms and rights did not equally apply to them as they did their non-native comrades, writes Gordon
Key British WWII spy lived in B.C.
In a tale that wouldn't look out of place in a John le Carré novel, an amateur historian who lived on Salt Spring Island, B.C. has been revealed as a key British agent during the Second World War.
The sexpot and the saint: Women and WWI propaganda
Scholars commemorating the 100th anniversary of the First World War are turning their attention to female icons of the era - two of whom were used in propaganda campaigns after their deaths to bolster the war effort, albeit in very different ways.
The Secret Casualties of Iraq’s Abandoned Chemical Weapons
It was August 2008 near Taji, Iraq. They had just exploded a stack of old Iraqi artillery shells buried beside a murky lake. The blast, part of an effort to destroy munitions that could be used in makeshift bombs, uncovered more shells.
Steamship wreck found in Lake Ontario's waters
The wreck of a 77-metre British-built steamship that sank off Lake Ontario's western New York shore after colliding with another vessel nearly 90 years ago has been found, a team of underwater explorers said Tuesday.
WWI Canadian soldiers' remains identified
Nearly a century after they died in battle, the remains of unidentified Canadian soldiers who fought in the First World War are still being found in Europe. Today the Department of National Defence announced the names of four who died during the Battle of
Historic Boblo boat S.S. Columbia leaves Detroit for good
The S.S. Columbia, the iconic Boblo boat that created happy memories for hundreds of thousands of school children and tourists for nearly a century, has been hauled away from the edge of the River Rouge waterfront in Detroit to start a new life in Toledo,
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