Published On: Tue, Mar 13th, 2018

A grateful nation's gift of a gun recalls a painful episode from Canada's military past


The Canadian war museum has unwrapped a bittersweet gift from the Belgian city of Mons just in time for a visit from the country’s royal couple: an artillery piece used by Canadian troops and fired in the hours leading up the Nov. 11, 1918 armistice that ended the First World War.

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