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Canadian War Museum

Location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

The Canadian War Museum (CWM) (French: Musée canadien de la guerre) is Canada's national museum of military history. Located in Ottawa, Ontario, the museum covers all facets of Canada's military past, from the first recorded instances of death by armed violence in Canadian history several hundred years ago to the country's most recent involvement in conflicts. more ...


A Violent Peace: The Cold War, Peacekeeping and Recent Conflicts, Canadian War Museum

"A Violent Peace: The Cold War, Peacekeeping and Recent Conflicts, 1945 to the present" gallery at the Canadian War Museum. This gallery covers the period from the immediate onset of the Cold War following the end of the Second World War to the present, detailing Canadian defence efforts at home and abroad, including those in NATO, NORAD, and the United Nations; wars in Korea, the Persian Gulf, Kosovo, and Afghanistan; espionage, domestic security, civil liberties, and popular culture; and Canadian involvement in wars since the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989. The material in this gallery ranges from Cold War comic books and board games to peace signs and the story of Nobel Prize winner Lester Pearson, and includes an interactive space for visitors to leave their own reflections on war, peace, and remembrance. Image source.

GPS: 45 deg 25' 1.88" N, 75 deg 43' 0.57" W (45.4171889, -75.716825)





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