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My Red Jacket MAA
My Red Jacket
Series of 3 photographs of Elizabeth in her Red Vimy Jacket 
 
      Every student who travelled with EF Tours on a Vimy 100 Tour received a red jacket that looked like this. Thousands of these jackets appeared in Europe throughout April, 2017. This red jacket hasn't only had an impact in Europe. It's amazing what kind of stories people in Canada have come up to tell me everyday I wear this jacket and how the war affected their family. 
Adolf Hitler  


     The grandfather of a student who travelled in my tour group was Hitler's official photographer. He told me his family has all the original photographs his grandfather took, including a photo of Hitler standing in front of The Arc de Triomphe in Paris, France.


Sir Arthur Currie



     I was recently approached during a film competition by a man who was Sir Arthur Currie's Great Grandson. Sir Arthur Currie was a senior officer of the Canadian Army in World War I and led the Vimy Ridge battle.



                        
RACF World War Two Plane flying






     Christina Blake, Education Programmer at the YRDSB Museum and Archives, has a personal collection of war documents including the flight log book, letters and photographs from her grandfather who was a Sergeant and Air Gunner in the RCAF during World War Two. 




"No matter where I go, someone is able to connect to the war which signifies how the World Wars are important to discuss in Canadian History."​ 
 
 Poleroid of Elizabeth and Friend in front of Big Ben in London Poleroid of Elizabeth in front of Buckingham Palace, London   Poleroid of Elizabeth standing on Juno Beach   Poleroid of Elizabeth and friends in Arras

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