External web sites you may find useful or of interest.
1. This fantastic web site is the work of a photographer named Patrick Elie. The site is called D-Day:Etat Des Lieux which translates as State of Play. As you view the photos in the Normandy Then and Now section, scroll down to see the same wartime scene as it looks today. click here
2. Google has a site that displays millions of pictures. Go to images.google.com (click here) and type in the type of picture you seek eg: battlefields, WW1, water, insects etc etc.
3. The Official War of 1812 Bicentennial Web Site details current and future events, historical articles and links to historic sites and museums. Planning for the 200th anniversary is ongoing. click here
4.The web page of the Incorporated Militia of Upper Canada (Re-enactment Society)
5.The web page of the Norfolk Militia
6. A leading commercial web page that has hundreds of war movie posters for sale
7. If you enjoy documentaries on a wide range of topics from military history, art, politics etc. you may just want to check out this web site click here
8. An extensive collection of WW2 stories gathered by the BBC click here
9. With the Canadian combat mission ending in Afghanistan in July 2014, you may find these web sites of interest.
Canadian Forces casualties . It likely will be updated soon.
12. Want to see pictures of planes? Virtual Aircraft Museum
13. Interested in War Art? Try these web sites
14. A great collection of post 1945 photos can be seen at this site
17. Black History tours in Niagara - lectures to educate about the reality of the history of blacks in Niagara. Emphasis targeted to a group of people who with great strength, faith and determination to come to Canada where they made great contributions to this country.
18. WW2 Database. Another extrememly detailed site for biographies, battles, timelines etc etc.
19. There is now an app for iPads that shows the location of over 118,000 Canadian war dead burial locations. To download the app you search for "The Fallen" which has been released by Good Digital Culture.