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Canada and the First World War


The 90th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge has drawn renewed attention to the experience of Canadians during the First World War. Explore the following Library and Archives Canada resources:

Soldiers of the First World War database

ARCHIVED - War Diaries of the First World War database

ARCHIVED - Canada and the First World War virtual exhibition

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

Other First World War sources for genealogy research

For historical information visit: Archived What's New