Enemy Guns, Aircraft, etc., Coming to Canada
Quebec Telegraph, 19 August 1919
It is stated in the Overseas Minister of Militia's report in connection with the allocation of war trophies captured by the Canadian troops, to the Dominion, that the Canadian war trophies may be classified under three heads:
- Guns, machine guns, tanks, etc.
- Smaller articles of interest to war museums, such as german equipment, armour, shells, shell cases, munitions, etc.
- War aeroplanes and aeronautical equipment.
These trophies which will be shopped to Canada, include 107 field guns, 19 trench mortars, 248 machine guns, a large number of German aeroplanes, including 21 Fokker, 39 various other types of enemy aircraft, and 5 Gothas; many thousands German rifles, bayonets, grenades, uniforms, insignia, equipment of all kinds. All war trophies captured by Canadian troops became the property of Canadian Government.