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A Groundbreaking Idea

book cover image The LeBreton Gallery

Winston Churchill's concept for WWI armoured vehicles was so top-secret, he told his designers to refer to them as "water containers". Hence, tanks.

Experience the LeBreton Gallery and the Canadian War Museum’s superb collection of military technology.

This souvenir catalogue presents a wide variety of equipment used in warfare over the past 300 years, such as a Voodoo fighter jet, 19th century artillery pieces, tanks and other vehicles. Each tells something about the human ingenuity in their creation and the human experience of facing them on the battlefield.

For more on Canadian military history.
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