Answers to Newspaper Activities
Place in Belgium where Canadians fought in the fall of 1917.
P ASSCHENDAEL E
Type of bird that flew with secret messages attached to its leg.
P IG E ON
Remembrance Clubhouse member that mentioned the role of dogs in the military.
GAN D Y
Famous First World War Canadian battle that took place in France April 1917.
V I MY
Question: What is the name of hte port city in France where Canadians fought in August 1942?
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|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
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