Andrew Mynarski, VC
In 1965, Pat Brophy recalled the unfortunate events that unfolded during the night of June 12 to 13, 1944. He said, “I’ll always […]
Winnipeg’s Valour Road
Valour Road, a three-kilometre-street in the West End district of Winnipeg, Manitoba, was formerly known by another name: Pine Street. In 1925, it […]
In 1942, the Nazis were at the height of their wide-reaching hold over continental Europe during the Second World War. The Allies faced […]
David Currie, V.C.
Major David Vivian Currie was in command of a small mixed force of Canadian tanks, self-propelled anti-tank guns and infantry that was credited […]
John G. Pattison, V.C.
John George Pattison was one of four soldiers to earn the Victoria Cross at the Battle of Vimy Ridge in April of 1917. […]
David Hornell, V.C.
June 24th 1943: Flight Lieutenant David Hornell flying a Canadian built Canso flying boat (our version of the venerable PBY) attacks and sinks […]
Billy Bishop, V.C.
June 2, 1917: Billy Bishop earns a Victoria Cross after destroying four German aircraft as they scrambled to engage the Canadian Ace. On […]
Harry Brown, V.C.
The Canadian Corps at Hill 70, led for the first time by Sir Arthur Currie, captured and held all objectives by the end […]
“Smokey” Smith, V.C.
Night, October 21/22, 1944: Private Ernest Alvia “Smokey” Smith earns the Victoria Cross in Italy. A member of the Seaforth Highlanders and born […]