The Fighting 10th - Episode 2 - The 10th Arrives in France
Canadian History with Steven Wilson
by Steven Wilson
3M ago
After finishing up their training, the 10th Battalion, with the rest of the Canadian Expeditionary Force, were deployed to France. The 10th would find themselves in the Ypres Salient, near the town of Sint-Juulien, where they would receive a baptism in blood.  Visit our website: https://www.canadianhistorypodcast.ca Visit us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/canadianhistory Visit us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/canadianhistorywithstevenwilson Check us out on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCNfOI7uxJ04GIn7O_b1yarA Check out our GoFundMe: https://gofund.me/ca5ddea0 We a ..read more
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The Fighting 10th - Episode 1 - The Outset of War
Canadian History with Steven Wilson
by Steven Wilson
3M ago
The 10th Battalion, which came to be known as the Fighting 10th, was created from the prairies. Men from the Calgary Rifles and the Winnipeg Light Infantry were all a part of the 10th, along with men from the rest of Alberta, Manitoba and Saskatchewan. Over the course of the three and a half years that the unit saw action in Europe, they would receive more than 20 battle honours, and participated in every major Canadian battle during the entire war. They set the record for the most decorations earned by a Canadian unit in a single battle, during the Battle of Hill 70. They were at the 2nd Batt ..read more
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The Changing Face of War - Episode 4
Canadian History with Steven Wilson
by Steven Wilson
4M ago
As the 2nd Boer War became one of attrition, the British Empire turned to a scorched earth policy, which included the use of concentration camps. The Canadians would help with this, however the actions of one unit would also see three Victoria Crosses awarded in one day. Visit our website: https://www.canadianhistorypodcast.ca Visit us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/canadianhistory Visit us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/canadianhistorywithstevenwilson Check us out on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCNfOI7uxJ04GIn7O_b1yarA Check out our GoFundMe: https://gofund.me/ca5ddea ..read more
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Canada in South Africa: Episode 3 Canada Wins The Day
Canadian History with Steven Wilson
by Steven Wilson
5M ago
The Canadian contingent would find themselves right in the thick of things as they were put into action against the Boers in early 1900. It was then that Canada started to earn its reputation on the battlefield.  Visit our website: https://www.canadianhistorypodcast.ca Visit us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/canadianhistory Visit us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/canadianhistorywithstevenwilson Check us out on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCNfOI7uxJ04GIn7O_b1yarA Check out our GoFundMe: https://gofund.me/ca5ddea0 We are on Tik Tok: https://www.tiktok.com/@canadianh ..read more
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Canada in South Africa Episode 2: Canada Enters The Fray
Canadian History with Steven Wilson
by Steven Wilson
5M ago
In the months leading up to the Second Boer War, much debate was had in Canada as to whether or not they would provide military assistance.  Visit our website: https://www.canadianhistorypodcast.ca Visit us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/canadianhistory Visit us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/canadianhistorywithstevenwilson Check us out on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCNfOI7uxJ04GIn7O_b1yarA Check out our GoFundMe: https://gofund.me/ca5ddea0 We are on Tik Tok: https://www.tiktok.com/@canadianhistorypodcast “Sinking” by Philip Ravenel, used under Attribution-NonCom ..read more
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The Roots Of the War - Canada in South Africa Episode 1
Canadian History with Steven Wilson
by Steven Wilson
5M ago
In 1899, Canada sent soldiers overseas to fight on a foreign shore for the first time. In the first episode of our series on the Boer War, we look at the roots of the conflict in South Africa.  Visit our website: https://www.canadianhistorypodcast.ca Visit us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/canadianhistory Visit us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/canadianhistorywithstevenwilson Check us out on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCNfOI7uxJ04GIn7O_b1yarA Check out our GoFundMe: https://gofund.me/ca5ddea0 We are on Tik Tok: https://www.tiktok.com/@canadianhistorypodcast “Sink ..read more
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Acadia Lost - Episode 7 - The Expulsion
Canadian History with Steven Wilson
by Steven Wilson
6M ago
In the fallout from Father Le Loutre's war, and the start of the Seven Years War, the British sought to solve the situation in Acadia by removing those they thought of as rebels. The expulsion of the Acadians - Le Grande Derangement - was underway.  Visit our website: https://www.canadianhistorypodcast.ca Visit us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/canadianhistory Visit us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/canadianhistorywithstevenwilson Check us out on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCNfOI7uxJ04GIn7O_b1yarA Check out our GoFundMe: https://gofund.me/ca5ddea0 We are on Tik T ..read more
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Acadia Lost Episode 6 - Beginning of the End
Canadian History with Steven Wilson
by Steven Wilson
6M ago
After enjoying relatively prosperous times for around 30 years under British rule, the outbreak of war in Europe would lead to conflict again on the North American shores, culminating with the decision to deport the Acadians from their homeland.  Visit our website: https://www.canadianhistorypodcast.ca Visit us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/canadianhistory Visit us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/canadianhistorywithstevenwilson Check us out on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCNfOI7uxJ04GIn7O_b1yarA Check out our GoFundMe: https://gofund.me/ca5ddea0 We are on Tik Tok ..read more
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Acadia Lost Episode 5 - Under the Thumb
Canadian History with Steven Wilson
by Steven Wilson
7M ago
When the British took control of Acadia after the Treaty of Utrecht, the peace was very tenuous. The Acadian people would be under the thumb of their new overlords, but they would still find a way to thrive.  Visit our website: https://www.canadianhistorypodcast.ca Visit us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/canadianhistory Visit us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/canadianhistorywithstevenwilson Check us out on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCNfOI7uxJ04GIn7O_b1yarA Check out our GoFundMe: https://gofund.me/ca5ddea0 We are on Tik Tok: https://www.tiktok.com/@canadianhisto ..read more
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After Dark Episode 11 - The Franklin Expedition
Canadian History with Steven Wilson
by Steven Wilson
7M ago
Two ships. 129 men. They would vanish during the 1840s while searching for the fabled North West passage. Whatever happened to the Franklin expedition?  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information ..read more
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