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by BFBSM
Mon Jan 10, 2022 5:20 pm
Forum: Resources
Topic: canadiansoldiers.com
Replies: 3
Views: 152

Re: canadiansoldiers.com

Michael,

Welcome to the forum.

Two excellent resources, potentially able to work together.
by BFBSM
Mon Jan 10, 2022 3:58 pm
Forum: Resources
Topic: canadiansoldiers.com
Replies: 3
Views: 152

canadiansoldiers.com

Canadiansoldiers.com I have just been alerted to this website: http://www.canadiansoldiers.com/ From the home page: canadiansoldiers.com is intended as a referenced source regarding the organization, vehicles, weapons, uniforms, traditions, and insignia of Canadian soldiers in the 20th Century. The...
by BFBSM
Fri Jan 07, 2022 5:27 pm
Forum: Resources
Topic: OTD Canadian Military History
Replies: 0
Views: 73

OTD Canadian Military History

OTD Canadian Military History This is a YouTube channel I have recently become acquainted with. There are some quite interesting videos and discussions posted on quite a regular basis. Well worth a look. https://www.youtube.com/c/OTDCanadianMilitaryHistory This episode was of interest. Swedes in th...
by BFBSM
Fri Jan 07, 2022 5:20 pm
Forum: Resources
Topic: The Forgotten Liberations: The Canadian Corps in 1918
Replies: 0
Views: 65

The Forgotten Liberations: The Canadian Corps in 1918

The Forgotten Liberations: The Canadian Corps in 1918 In this presentation, Tim Cook presents his new research on the Canadian liberation of French and Belgian civilians in the Hundred Days campaign of the First World War. Unlike the great attention paid to the liberations in the Second World War, ...
by BFBSM
Sun Jan 02, 2022 12:34 am
Forum: Resources
Topic: Tubes, Typewriters, Trucks and Training 1918: The Canadian Corps' Advantages
Replies: 0
Views: 87

Tubes, Typewriters, Trucks and Training 1918: The Canadian Corps' Advantages

Tubes, Typewriters, Trucks and Training 1918: The Canadian Corps' Advantages QUOTE In this presentation, Bill Stewart examined the multiple ways in which the Canadian Corps differed from BEF formations in 1918. Some of these advantages are well understood, some are misunderstood, and some are comple...
by BFBSM
Thu Dec 30, 2021 4:35 pm
Forum: Resources
Topic: Upcoming Seminars
Replies: 0
Views: 106

Upcoming Seminars

There are two upcoming online seminars presented by The Western Front Association which may be of interest. The first, on Jan 10, 2022, at 08:00 PM, London (UK) time, is entitled "Official History Gone Wrong: Failure on 2 September 1918 and the Flawed Canadian Official History" At 8:00 a.m. on 2 Sep...
by BFBSM
Wed Dec 29, 2021 11:21 pm
Forum: Resources
Topic: Double Threat - Canadian Jews in Normandy
Replies: 0
Views: 100

Double Threat - Canadian Jews in Normandy

This is a discussion between Paul Woodadge, who hosts all the shows on the YouTube Channel, and Ellin Bessner, a Canadian journalist based in Toronto. Ellen is the author of a super book about Canada’s Jewish servicemen and women who fought in the Second World War, her website is https://www.ellinbe...
by BFBSM
Wed Dec 29, 2021 11:09 pm
Forum: Resources
Topic: Secrets and Lies: Moving the Canadian Corps for Battle, August 1918
Replies: 0
Views: 83

Secrets and Lies: Moving the Canadian Corps for Battle, August 1918

This talk by Rob Thompson was given to a live, online audience and looks at how the Canadians were spirited south whilst convincing the Germans and their own men that they were headed north. The Battle of Amiens began on 8 August, 1918 and was described by General Ludendorff as the 'Black Day of th...
by BFBSM
Thu Dec 16, 2021 4:34 am
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: Sgt G.A. Furste, RCAF ??? American
Replies: 4
Views: 339

Re: Sgt G.A. Furste, RCAF ??? American

Don’t forget the USAF did not exist until 18 September 1947, before then they were Air Corps of the US Army.
by BFBSM
Thu Dec 16, 2021 1:40 am
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: Sgt G.A. Furste, RCAF ??? American
Replies: 4
Views: 339

Re: Sgt G.A. Furste, RCAF ??? American

He is George August Furste. Obituary: http://www.tributes.com/obituary/show/George-August-Furste-35718182 U.S., World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946 Name: George A Furste Race: White Marital status: Single, without dependents (Single) Rank: Staff Sergeant Birth Year: 1921 Nativity State o...