Remembrance Day

In Canada we celebrate Remembrance Day On Nov 11th. Formally known as Armistice day. World war one ended at 11am on the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918.  Countries who honor this day recognize all soldiers who gave their lives in war. It is estimated that close to 40 million people died in WW1. And 60 million in the second.

Georgina Military Museum

Georgina Military Museum

We stopped here on our way through Keswick, Ontario. It is open Saturday and Sunday. We were not sure of the hours and were happy to take pictures of the vehicles on the property. A man was leaving as we pulled in we asked him if they were open, and if he minded if we took pictures of the tanks. He told us to feel free and headed out, then ended up turning around and giving us a tour of the buildings. We were there about an hour. His name is Martin and he is the Vice President of the Museum. He gave us a great tour. Here are some of my pictures.

tank
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British Military Helmet
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The First Canadian Contingent.
First Canadian Contingent.
Winston Churchill
Winston Churchill
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The View In A Scope (it weighed about 20 pounds.)
scoped view
Canon Ammo And Various Projectiles.
Canon Ammo
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More to come tomorrow.
rebelguy

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