I've done a lot of work every year on this theme. My student enjoyed writing about it, interviewing family members and reading about it.
Many have published autobiographies for us to read. Many of my students lived through war: The Gulf War, some had fled into the hills to avoid war, some were Vietnamese Boat Children, others have been refugees, some from Somalia. We need not educate some kids about war.
|Afghanistan Repatriation Memorial|
|Support Our Troops|
That said, we do a great job in schools. We spend many hours on this subject, which is appropriate, especially with the number of veterans we have from Afghanistan, many of whom are in the news, sadly.
SATURDAY, 28 MAY 2011
Our Highway of Heroes has honoured the 133 soldiers from those who have died serving others in Afghanistan. The video shows the view from the bridge where people line up as the caskets pass by.
Here is some information we gathered from the Canadian Legion's publications.(Printer friendly table)
- A Blogger has created a site based on WW1: First Posts - Private Harry Lamin
A history of 413 Squadron, By D. J. Baker.