The Cold War came to an end in the dramatic fall of 1989 that would change so much in the world. One of the artifacts here in the War Museum is a section of the Berlin Wall.
The Canadian military took part in the first Gulf War, sending Navy and Air Force assets as part of the international coalition that would make up Desert Shield and Desert Storm.
Beyond the Gulf War, other missions, both peacekeeping and combat, are explored. I leave off for today with this panel from the Rwanda section. It was a Canadian general, Romeo Dallaire, who was designated commander of the multinational force sent to Rwanda. The world failed his warnings, and Dallaire and those under his command would see the worst of a bloody civil war and genocide that raged for months.