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Place in Belgium where Canadians fought in the fall of 1917.


Answer for question 1

Type of bird that flew with secret messages attached to its leg.

  P  IG  E  ON

Answer for question 2

Remembrance Clubhouse member that mentioned the role of dogs in the military.


Answer for question 3

Famous First World War Canadian battle that took place in France April 1917.

V  I  MY

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Question: What is the name of hte port city in France where Canadians fought in August 1942?

D  I  E  P  P  E

Answer for question 5

True or false?

Statements True False
1. Cats helped soldiers build roads and carry supplies in the jungles of Southeast Asia.   E
2. Today, specially trained dogs help soldiers locate buried mines and other explosives. R  
3. Bunny the horse and his battalion saw action in the first gas attack in England.   J
4. Bunny the horse served in the Battle of Vimy Ridge in 1917. O  
5. Aileen gave “Fluffy,” her favourite blanket, to her father Lawrence before he went off to serve in the First World War.   H
6. Aileen’s father, Lawrence, fought during the muddy Battle of Passchendaele in Belgium. G  
7. In 1942, soldiers used cell phones to communicate.   O
8. In 1942, the Canadian Army sometimes relied on pigeons to carry important messages. E  
9. People serving in uniform may get hurt physically, but their minds can also be affected by their experiences. R  
10. Some Veterans feel that animals can play a role in helping them feel better. S  
11. During the First World War, some Canadians fought on horseback as part of what was known as the rodeo.   V
12. No horses were hurt during the First World War.   L

Question: What was the last name of Aileen, the little girl who gave a teddy bear to her father during the First World War?

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