A Resource Site for the Canadian Armour Enthusiast

(Established February 21, 1997)

 

Armoured Regiments of the Royal Canadian Armoured Corps

Regimental sketches and graphic images portraying the Arm of Service and Formation signs that will be of interest to the armour modeller.

Canadian Armour Profiles

Profiles of armoured vehicles that have equipped Canadian Armoured Units. Colour and Black and White Photos.

10th Armoured Regiment
(The Fort Garry Horse)

A series of pages detailing armoured and soft skinned vehicle allotments and serial numbers of this famous armoured regiment.

The Evolution of British/Commonwealth Armoured Divisions and Tank Brigades

Graphic charts illustrating the evolution
of the Armoured Division, Tank Brigade
and Armoured Brigades during WWII.

Death of a Battlegroup:
Worthington Force at Point 140

The story of a Canadian armour and infantry battle with 12. SS-Panzerdivision Hitlerjugend and Schwere SS-Panzer Abteilung 101

Panthers Demise at Bretteville-l'Orgueilleuse

A Photo illustrated article of the fate of two Panther tanks at the hands of Canadian Infantry in Normandy

"For Valour"
Major D.V. Currie VC

An account of Major Currie's awarding of the Victoria Cross for meritorious service at St. Lambert-sur-Dives, Normandy 1944.

Canadian Armoured Corps
Gallantry Awards:
DSO, MC, DCM and MM

A listing of the names, ranks, awards and dates awarded of Canadian gallantry awards in WWII and Korea.

Debacle In Normandy
Le Mesnil-Patry: 11 June 1944

An indepth study by M.R. McNorgan of a Canadian armoured assault
on defensive positions held by 12.SS Panzer Division "Hitlerjugend".

Armour-Infantry In The Rhineland
The Battle Of Keppeln

T. Robert Fowler presents an exerpt from his book, Valour in the Victory Campaign on a combined arms operation involving the 1st Hussars.

Tactical Markings

Graphic displays of a cross-section of tactical markings displayed by Canadian armoured vehicles.

Photo Credits

Ram Badger Flame Thrower

Design, development and operational reports of this Canadian designed flame throwing armoured fighting vehicle.

Armour Graphics

Graphic images of various armoured vehicles illustrating markings and camouflage paint schemes targeted towards the modellers among us. Not all are specifically Canadian vehicles, and you will find AFVs of various nations included here.

Churchills at Dieppe

Listings of the Calgary Regiment's armoured vehicles along with their markings to assist the modeller in building a representative model.

Chris Johnson, 1997

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