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War and the Homefront

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A Knowledge Hunt is a fun, online scavenger hunt that will assist you in exploring and quickly becoming familiar with one of the theme areas in the Mavericks site. See how fast you can find the answers to the ten questions in each Knowledge Hunt.

  1. By the end of the First World War in 1918, how many soldiers were trained at Sarcee Camp, just west of Calgary?
  2. What famous Albertan served in the Royal Flying Corps?
  3. The Second World War against Germany began in 1939. When did it end?
  4. What massive program trained tens of thousands of pilots, air gunners, and bomb aimers in Alberta during the Second World War?
  5. In 1875, Sam Steele was promoted to what job?
  6. Where did Sam Steele go to war in 1899?
  7. Who was Mary Dover's famous father?
  8. What organization did Mary Dover join in September 1941?
  9. How old was Fred McCall when he joined the 175th Battalion in 1916?
  10. How many victories (or planes he shot down) was Fred McCall credited with in the First World War?


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