Portfolio Category: Life-Sized

Afghanistan

During the first half of 2007 much of Task Force 1-07 came from CFB Gagetown, including the battle group provided by the 2nd Battalion of The Royal Canadian Regiment. During the tour elements of the battle group engaged in numerous fire-fights with the Taliban in the rugged area of Kandahar province. Troops also encountered IED (Improvised...
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North Shore Regiment, D-Day

On June 6, 1944, D-Day, the North Shore (New Brunswick) Regiment took part in the 3rd Canadian Division's attack on Juno Beach on the Normandy coast of France. Landing on the left of the 8th Canadian Infantry Brigade, the New Brunswickers came ashore around 7:45 am to the west of the village of St. Aubin under...
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Siege of Paardeburg

The Battle of Paardeburg was the first major battle fought by Canadian troops in the second Angelo-Boer War. It was the culmination of a move to relieve the besieged city of Kimberley in the Orange Free State in South Africa. The British, including the 2nd (Special Service) Battalion, Royal Canadian Regiment intercepted the retreating Boer army...
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The Siege of Fort La Tour, April 1645

Between 1640 and 1645, the French province of Acadia was plunged into a bitter civil war between rival governors Charles de Saint-√Čtienne, Sieur de la Tour and Charles de Menou, Sieur d'Aulnay. They launched inconclusive raids against each other's bases around the Bay of Fundy until April 1645, when d'Aulnay laid siege, with a force of...
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