1939 – National War Memorial, Ottawa, Ontario

Architect: Vernon March

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Designed to honor the 60,000 Canadians who lost their lives in World War I and unveiled just prior to the start of World War II. Since then its purpose has been expanded to serve as a reminder to all of the more than 100,000 who have given their lives for Canada in wars and peacekeepintg efforts around the world. The monument depicts 22 military servicemen passing through a granite arch under statues representing Peace and Freedom.

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