bag-of-dirt:

Canadian infantrymen of the North Shore (New Brunswick) Regiment examine a captured German cross-Channel gun. Cross-Channel guns were long-range coastal artillery pieces placed on the coast of Pas-de-Calais, France at the point at which England was closest to continental Europe, with which to bombard Allied shipping in the English Channel and towns and military installations. Sangatte, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, Pas-de-Calais, France. 26 September 1944. Image taken by Donald Grant.

bag-of-dirt:

Canadian infantrymen of the North Shore (New Brunswick) Regiment examine a captured German cross-Channel gun. Cross-Channel guns were long-range coastal artillery pieces placed on the coast of Pas-de-Calais, France at the point at which England was closest to continental Europe, with which to bombard Allied shipping in the English Channel and towns and military installations. Sangatte, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, Pas-de-Calais, France. 26 September 1944. Image taken by Donald Grant.



sweetnovemberjuliet:

British and Canadian dismounted infantry conduct a mock village assault with support from Canadian Land Force Coyote reconnaissance vehicles.




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1440x900



bag-of-dirt:

Canadian troops of the First Canadian Army disarm German soldiers of the 361st Volks-Grenadier Division and the 20th Special Purpose Brigade (20. Brigade z.b.V.) following the German’s surrender of the Dutch province of Utrecht. Maarssen, Utrecht, Netherlands. 5 May 1945. Image taken by Alexander M. Stirton.

bag-of-dirt:

Canadian troops of the First Canadian Army disarm German soldiers of the 361st Volks-Grenadier Division and the 20th Special Purpose Brigade (20. Brigade z.b.V.) following the German’s surrender of the Dutch province of Utrecht. Maarssen, Utrecht, Netherlands. 5 May 1945. Image taken by Alexander M. Stirton.



jcsmarinenews:

The Royal Canadian Navy submarine HMCS Victoria (SSK 876) departs Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam for the at-sea phase of Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) Exercise 2014.

Twenty-two nations, 49 ships and submarines, more than 200 aircraft and 25,000 personnel are participating in the biennial RIMPAC from June 26 to Aug.1, in and around the Hawaiian Islands. The world’s largest international maritime exercise, RIMPAC provides a unique training opportunity that helps participants foster and sustain the cooperative relationships that are critical to ensuring the safety of the sea lanes and security on the world’s oceans. RIMPAC 2014 is the 24th exercise in the series that began in 1971. (Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force Photo by photographer PO1 Makoto Maeda/Released, 140707-O-ZZ999-042-JP1)

jcsmarinenews:

The Royal Canadian Navy submarine HMCS Victoria (SSK 876) departs Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam for the at-sea phase of Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) Exercise 2014.

Twenty-two nations, 49 ships and submarines, more than 200 aircraft and 25,000 personnel are participating in the biennial RIMPAC from June 26 to Aug.1, in and around the Hawaiian Islands. The world’s largest international maritime exercise, RIMPAC provides a unique training opportunity that helps participants foster and sustain the cooperative relationships that are critical to ensuring the safety of the sea lanes and security on the world’s oceans. RIMPAC 2014 is the 24th exercise in the series that began in 1971. (Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force Photo by photographer PO1 Makoto Maeda/Released, 140707-O-ZZ999-042-JP1)



Canadian Armed Forces members from17 Wing Winnipeg stack sandbags in preparation for flooding across the Manitoba region just outside St. Francois Xavier on July 8, 2014 during Operation LENTUS.

Canadian Armed Forces members from17 Wing Winnipeg stack sandbags in preparation for flooding across the Manitoba region just outside St. Francois Xavier on July 8, 2014 during Operation LENTUS.



Canadian soldiers in Britain in 1940 stand guard in front of Buckingham palace.

Canadian soldiers in Britain in 1940 stand guard in front of Buckingham palace.



whatfreshhellisthis:

When you join the army you know you’re joining an organisation where a primary job requirement is “kill people”

as ignorant as you might be about imperialism and racism and the military industrial complex, that’s a thing that you know

really, really, really, fuck…

Shit I guess my grandfather just loooOoOoOved his time in the Falaise Pocket then eh OP?
Because of course post-traumatic stress disorder is a common reaction to doing things you absolutely lOoOoVe.

Narrow-minded hipster piece of shit.


r-u-seri0us:

So about that communism thing…


taco-man-andre:

I bet all the kids seeing this think these are some sort of tacticool airborne eod marsoc navy rangers

taco-man-andre:

I bet all the kids seeing this think these are some sort of tacticool airborne eod marsoc navy rangers



johanvandemerwe:

Canadian Army of the 1950s

Taken from Salute to the Canadian Army


A Canadian Leopard 2 tank drives through a mountain pass in Afghanistan’s Panjwaii district in February 2009.

A Canadian Leopard 2 tank drives through a mountain pass in Afghanistan’s Panjwaii district in February 2009.



Private Clowes of 3rd Battalion, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry enters a room through a window during close quarter battle training at the Oleszno training area in Poland on June 26, 2014.
Private Clowes of 3rd Battalion, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry enters a room through a window during close quarter battle training at the Oleszno training area in Poland on June 26, 2014.



Private John Conrad (left), Private Dan Clayton (centre) and Sergeant Curtis Baglee (right) all from The 3rd Battalion Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry (3PPCLI) advance on their objective area in a make-shift village at the Marine Corps Training Area Bellows as part of non-live fire military training activities near Kaneohe Bay, Marine Corps Base Hawaii during Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) on June 27, 2014.
Private John Conrad (left), Private Dan Clayton (centre) and Sergeant Curtis Baglee (right) all from The 3rd Battalion Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry (3PPCLI) advance on their objective area in a make-shift village at the Marine Corps Training Area Bellows as part of non-live fire military training activities near Kaneohe Bay, Marine Corps Base Hawaii during Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) on June 27, 2014.