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by BFBSM
Thu Jan 04, 2024 11:27 pm
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: Trooper Russell R M Shier
Replies: 3
Views: 9417

Re: Trooper Russell R M Shier

Hi, Welcome to the forum. I believe, by 1945, the BCR were using the Sherman M4 tanks, May I suggest that you try contacting this site: https://bcregiment.com , which is the site for the regiment museum and society. I am sure they will be able to help you with some of the information you are seeking...
by BFBSM
Sat Jul 22, 2023 12:56 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: My grandfathers CEF (Saskatchewan) memories of WW1
Replies: 3
Views: 11275

Re: My grandfathers CEF (Saskatchewan) memories of WW1

Andrew,

You could offer a review copy to the Great War Group, and/or the Western Front Association. Both organisations have members throughout the world.
by BFBSM
Sat Feb 04, 2023 4:04 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from Germany
Replies: 4
Views: 10632

Re: Hello from Germany

G’day. Welcome to the forum. My first suggestion, which is probably very late, is to start here: https://www.canada.ca/en/department-national-defence/services/military-history/history-heritage/official-military-history-lineages/official-histories/book-1960-army-ww2-3.html. Finding unit diaries would...
by BFBSM
Sat Nov 26, 2022 10:21 am
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: Renseignements sur un soldat
Replies: 6
Views: 11264

Re: Renseignements sur un soldat

For non-French readers, Andy’s replies follow, in order of posting.

1. Hello I found it in the north of the France near Bethune.
2. Hello I found on the sector of Béthune in the north of France.
3. Thank you I found it on Bethune sector in the north of France.
by BFBSM
Fri Sep 16, 2022 12:56 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Official History of the Canadian Army in the First World War: Canadian Expeditionary Force, 1914-1919
Replies: 4
Views: 15578

Re: Official History of the Canadian Army in the First World War: Canadian Expeditionary Force, 1914-1919

With the changes in links for the various official histories these are the updated links: The Official History of the Canadian Army in the First World War: Canadian Expeditionary Force, 1914-1919 can be downloaded as a PDF via this link: https://www.canada.ca/content/dam/themes/defence/caf/militaryh...
by BFBSM
Thu Sep 15, 2022 11:16 pm
Forum: Korean War
Topic: Canadian Naval Operations in Korean Waters, 1950-1955
Replies: 1
Views: 26933

Re: Canadian Naval Operations in Korean Waters, 1950-1955

Corrected links: Canadian Naval Operations in Korean Waters, 1950-1955: https://www.canada.ca/content/dam/themes/defence/caf/militaryhistory/dhh/official/book-1965-korea-navy-en.pdf Official History of the Canadian Army in Korea: Strange Battleground: https://www.canada.ca/content/dam/themes/defence...
by BFBSM
Thu Sep 15, 2022 11:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Naval Service of Canada
Replies: 1
Views: 5685

Re: The Naval Service of Canada

New links: Canadian Naval Operations in Korean Waters, 1950-1955: https://www.canada.ca/content/dam/themes/defence/caf/militaryhistory/dhh/official/book-1965-korea-navy-en.pdf A History of Canadian Naval Aviation, 1918-1962: https://www.canada.ca/content/dam/themes/defence/caf/militaryhistory/dhh/of...
by BFBSM
Thu Sep 15, 2022 11:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The R.C.A.F. Overseas
Replies: 1
Views: 5651

Re: The R.C.A.F. Overseas

The updated links are as follows: Volume 1: https://www.canada.ca/content/dam/themes/defence/caf/militaryhistory/dhh/official/book-1944-rcaf-4-years-en.pdf Volume 2: https://www.canada.ca/content/dam/themes/defence/caf/militaryhistory/dhh/official/book-1945-rcaf-year-5-en.pdf Volume 3: https://www.c...