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This series consists of WWII era maps including; the 8th New Brunswick Hussars Holland April 1945, Maps of Liri Valley Italy, Maps of the Gothic Line and Coriano Ridge

5th Armoured Regiment


  • CA HM 12.46
  • Fonds
  • 1942-1945

Fond consists of 22 photographs. Description : Maj-Gen BM Hoffmeister briefing officers of the 5th Canadian Armoured Division prior to the advance on the Hitler Line, Italy, 13th May 1944. Smith,Strathy., Photographer. Mikan #: 3520459 Description : Canadian soldiers in a storm boat at the 5th Canadian Armoured Division Other Ranks Club, Groningen, Netherlands, 10th Aug 1945. (Clockwise, l-r): Dutch civilians watching an inspection and marchpast of the 5th Canadian Armoured Division, Eelde, Netherlands, 23rd May 1945. Smith, Jack H., Crew of a Ram Mark I tank of the 2nd Brigade, 5th Canadian Armoured Division, during training at Aldershot, England, 24th Dec 1942. Audrain, Laurie Description Personnel of the 1st Armoured Brigade Workshop, Royal Canadian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (R.C.E.M.E.) working on the engine of a Sherman tank of the 5th Canadian Armoured Division, Italy, 13 October 1943. (L-R): Privates Ronald Description Major-General B.M. Hoffmeister, General Officer Commanding 5th Canadian Armoured Division, in the turret of the Sherman tank "Vancouver" near Castrocielo, Italy, 23 May 1944. Smith, Strathy., Photographer. Mikan Number: 357648

5th Armoured Regiment


Series consists of photographs depicting daily life of the regiment including training at home and overseas.

5th Armoured Regiment

Princess Louise -horse

Series consists of photocopied photographs and 6 actual photographs of the horse, Princess Louise in Italy and on her arrival in Canada. A booklet called A Colt that Became a Hussar by Douglas How and a Autobiography of Princess Louise I written by Lt. Col R S McLeod plus newspapers articles.

5th Armoured Regiment


Series consists of materials that includes Various newspaper clippings, some from Great Britain and some from Kings County, as well as full issues of these publications. Reports of War, Veterans returning, Obituaries and awards. A partial copy of a thesis submitted for a Master of Arts degree titled "Warrior for the Working day " , The 5th Armoured Division in Italy 1943-1945. Included is a Booklet Notes for Officers., booklet "The Soldiers Welfare" July 1941. A Booklet "Royal Canadian Armoured Corps". An outline of the development of the RCAC, as well as a Booklet "Home Guard Instruction" November 1942. A compilation of letters and newspaper commentary from England. A Copy of Maple Leaf Article re; War Effort and photograph of the Japanese surrender. Book by Herb Gamblin , "WWII Stage One-Invading". 4 pages from an 8th NB Hussars newsletter with photographs of some members in Italy and Holland at the end of the war and 3 Pages of newspaper clippings . Hand written List of Hussars that served in the Regiment with Ron Jonah. Group Picture of 11, 8th(PL) N.B. Hussars taken on course which includes Charley Stevens and Keith Fisher.

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Sgt. Fred L. Myers

Series consists of Programs, articles, letters and cards collected by Fred Myers. Personal photos of Fred and friends in Europe as well as 4 packets of postcards.

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Tanks and Armament

Series Consists of Photographs and accompanying article of the 8th NB Hussars tanks lined up on a shoot at the Tollo crossroad. 30 + photographs of tanks. Also included is a Photograph and description of a Thompson Machine Gun and a Lee-Enfield Rifle.

5th Armoured Regiment


Series consists of Major Black Signal and Wireless Training plus 9 pages about the North African Campaign. Training syllabus for Camp Sussex and Camp Borden, Courts Martial Training,Training's on Problem Solving and Exercises and Message and Signal Training. 22 Pamphlets , 1942: Field Craft and Battle Drill, Notes on Japanese Army 1941: Prevention of Fraud, Handbook on District Courts-Martial, Infantry Training Supplements 2 & 3. Inspection, Maintenance and Care of Army Vehicles. Military Training Pamphlets 46 & 50. Basic Training, Advanced Training and Pistol Training. 1940: Military Training No 3, 33, 34, 37 & 38. Small Arms Training 1939: Protection against Gas and Air Raids. Physical Training Tables by Warden.

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Trpr. Harry J. Walker

Series consists of textual records Harry complied while overseas. Includes his discharge Certificate. A Magazine "This Army" plus a Dutch Book with translation "Nazi Hel".

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