Playing Cards – Canada Military History Facts

Playing Cards - Canada Military History Facts

Playing Cards – Canada Military History Facts Canada has a rich history in diplomacy and peace keeping however from time to time Canada’s Armed Forces have been called upon to participate in global conflict.Our Canada Military History Playing Cards contain anecdotes, facts and Canadian heroes covering the Boer War, WWI, WWII, Korea and Afghanistan.In 1922 the French government ceded Vimy Ridge and the land surrounding it to Canada in perpetuity. The white marble sculptures of the Vimy Memorial unveiled in 1936 were designed by Walter Allward and included 20 symbolic figures on a stone platform surmounted by 2 soaring pylons representing Canada and France.The Seven Books of Remembrance contain names of Canadians who fought and died for Canada. The books are kept in the Memorial Chamber located in the Peace Tower on Parliament Hill. Together they commemorate the 118,000 Canadians who, since Confederation, have made the ultimate sacrifice while serving Canada.Lest we forget… the perils of war and past sacrifices. Learn more about Canada’s military history with our double deck of Canada Military History Playing Cards. Great gift idea for students, veterans and anyone interested in military history. Comes in two individual packages of 54 cards each.

The simplicity of jigsaw puzzles is deceptive. While the concept is very straightforward – find the pieces and fix them together – there is a surprising level of mental activity required to carry out the steps needed to complete a puzzle. Psychological studies have identified a number of thought processes that are required to undertake what is in fact a complex process of identifying shapes and images and relating them to an overall pattern. More importantly, solving jigsaw puzzles is a great work out for the brain and can actually have therapeutic benefits.

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