Okanagan Military History

Meet the people from the Okanagan Valley who served in the armed forces.

Discover the military history of the Okanagan

Articles and stories from military historians

Trophy Gun of the 2nd Canadian Mounted Rifles

Trophy Gun of the 2nd Canadian Mounted Rifles

In our first article, Push On, the circumstances of the capture of the trophy machine gun were reviewed.  This time, some of the features of the gun itself will be reviewed.  What is a trophy?   Anything that represents evidence of victory, valor, skill or achievement...

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Visit the Okanagan Military Museum

Step inside and feel the dedication to service and memory which inspired the museum’s founders. The Okanagan Military Museum reveals how local men and women met the call of duty and contributed to events on the world stage.

“For two decades now, our collection has wowed both locals and visitors, and we’re excited for that to continue. This is part of our shared history and a chance for us to come together in remembrance.”

 – Keith Boehmer, Military Historian