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The Real Story of the “Bridge on the River Kwai”

This story has no connection to the Queen’s Own Rifles but it is a story we’re all familiar with – or are we?

Writer, researcher and historian Julie Summers examines the true story behind the Oscar-winning film ‘The Bridge on the River Kwai’. It is, in essence, a story of bloody-minded determination not to give up in the face of an implacable enemy.

Part of the Lunchtime Lectures series – a programme of free talks that takes place at the National Army Museum in London every Thursday at 12.30pm.

“The last invasion and Canada’s forgotten first casualties”

Check out this Saturday March 24, 2012 Star Online article (and in Sunday print edition) by Peter Vronksy.

Peter Vronsky is a historian at Ryerson University and author of Ridgeway: The American Fenian Invasion and the 1866 Battle That Made Canada. His website on the Battle of Ridgeway is www.ridgewaybattle.ca

Dispatches from the Juno Beach Centre! – Institut Historica Dominion Institute

Dispatches from the Juno Beach Centre! – Institut Historica Dominion Institute.