Canada in the Second World War


Great Britain

Air Marshal Sir Arthur Harris

Arthur Travers Harris, born on April 13th, 1892, in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England; died on April 5th, 1984, in Goring-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, England. British Air Force Officer, Commander-in-Chief Bomber Command, Royal Air Force (RAF), from 1942 to 1945. Educated at a public...

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Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery

Bernard Law Montgomery, born in London on November 17th, 1887; died near Alton, Hampshire, on March 24th, 1976. British Army officer. Bernard Montgomery was the son of an Anglican bishop. He attended St. Paul’s School and the Sandhurst Military Academy;...

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Neville Chamberlain

Arthur Neville Chamberlain, born in Birmingham (England) March 18, 1869, died in Heckfield (England) November 9, 1940. Prime Minister of Great Britain from 1937 to 1940. Educated at Rugby and at Mason College, Birmingham, Chamberlain’s interests were at first with...

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Winston Churchill

Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill, born at Blenheim Palace, near Woodstock (England), November 30, 1874, died in London, January 24, 1965. Prime Minister of Great Britain from 1940 to 1945 and from 1951 to 1955. Churchill’s career is from the start...

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