How did Canadian military forces contribute to the war effort in World War 2?
Many soldiers were sent over to help fight. Also many weapons were sent over for the soldiers to use. The Canadian military forces did a lot more then you can imagine.
Are you considered in the military army or marines if you are in the Canadian Air Force BTW im Canadian?
Neither, the Canadian Armed Forces are MUCH more unified than the American forces. In the Canadian Forces there are the 3 elements, land, sea, air. The Canadian Army The Canadian Navy The Canadian Air Force If you are in the Air Force... you belong to the Canadian Air Force. We do not have an explicit "marine" force as is my understanding.
The Custom coins were introduced to the Canadian Forces by General Rick Hiller. These coins became common in the Canadian Forces only when they began working in close with the US military. Later they used them to present it to every new officer cadet in the Royal Military College of Canada. For more information, see the related link.
The Canadian Military Police Corps was formed in 1917, to control road movements of troops and supplies in France, during the Great War. It was dis-banded in 1919. In June of 1940, the Canadian Provost Corps was "stood up " and authorised by an Order in Council of the Canadian Parliament. In 1968, the Canadian Armed Forces absorbed the CPC into the new Canadian Forces Military Police service .
They sent many troops over to fight for the British and French but are best known for their effort at Vimy Ridge. The Allied forces had been trying to take Vimy Ridge since the beginning of the war but wasn't able to. Canadian forces and only Canadian forces came up with a plan of attack and took Vimy Ridge and held it for the rest of the war. It is known as one of the…