Canadian Army to Honour 100th Anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge across Canada

Sentries from the National Sentry Program hold their post at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, during the Veterans Affairs Canada 98th Anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge ceremony held at the National War Memorial, on April 9, 2015, in Ottawa, Ontario.

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Photo: Sergeant Dan Shouinard, Directorate of Army Public Affairs, Department of National Defence

April 5, 2017 – Ottawa – National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces

The Canadian Army will honour the sacrifices of Canadians made a century ago at the Battle of Vimy Ridge, and throughout the First World War, during a number of events throughout Canada between the 8th and 9th of April, 2017.

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Lockheed Martin Debuts System to Protect Space Assets

iSpace Helps Customers Address the Threatened Space Environment

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., April 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — A growing number of satellite system owners and operators need new capabilities to protect their assets and missions in space. To address this need, Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) introduces iSpace – intelligent Space – which provide defense, civil, commercial, and international customers with sensor data processing, space domain awareness, command and control, and battle management capabilities for the space domain.

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Bullencourt, Breaching the Hindenburg Line 1917


Well-written and intensively researched, this book provides an indelible picture of the Bullencourt battle of April and May 1917. This is a thoughtful coverage of what became a Pyrrhic victory for the British and Australian troops who suffered heavy losses. Moving tribute to Australians and a gripping read.

Camel Combat Ace, The Great War Flying Career of Edwin Swale CBE OBE DFC


Well-written account of the flying career of Wing Commander Swale, based on diaries and family documents. The Great War saw some fighter pilots achieving more than 80 kills, but that was a result of the practice of flying until the pilot himself became a victim, and where many kills were of much inferior aircraft. In the final year of conflict, 17 kills against the formidable Fokker VII was a great achievement. Highly Recommended.

The Dutch in the Medway


A guide to the outstanding quality of this book is that it is still a standard source for Dutch historians. The Dutch Wars were not the finest times for the Royal Navy. This book explains why and just how bad it was for Britain. This book is a must for all who are interested in the days of sail, most highly recommended.