WHAT'S INSIDE: WORLD WARS

World wars and conflicts have shaped the course of history as countries stuggle to maintain a balance of power. In this section topics such as the Korean War, Vietnam and both World Wars are explored.
  • World War I
  • World War II
  • Other Conflicts

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Crerar , Henry Duncan Graham (1888-1965), a Canadian army officer. During World War II, he led the 1st Canadian Army-the largest Canadian fighting force ever assembled-in Europe, 1944-45.

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Cold War, the struggle for power and influence in the years after World War II between the Communist nations led by the Soviet Union (the East) and the Western allies headed by the United States (the West).

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