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Second World War
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Second World War

The Second World War transformed Canada from a quiet country on the fringes of global affairs, into a critical player in the 20th century's most im...

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André Therrien with Vincent Massey, Governor General of Canada.
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Korean War

The Korean War began 25 June 1950, when North Korean armed forces invaded South Korea. The war’s combat phase lasted until an armistice was signed 27 July 1953. As part of a United Nations (UN) force, 26,791 Canadian military personnel served in the Korean War, during both the combat phase and as peacekeepers afterward. After the two world wars, Korea remains Canada’s third-bloodiest overseas conflict, taking the lives of 516 Canadians and wounding more than 1,200.

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