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“Battleground Africa: Cold War In The Congo, 1960–1965 (Book Review)” By Lise Namikas, Brian Bertosa Nov 2016

“Battleground Africa: Cold War In The Congo, 1960–1965 (Book Review)” By Lise Namikas, Brian Bertosa

Canadian Military History

Review of Battleground Africa: Cold War in the Congo, 1960–1965 by Lise Namikas


“Such Want Of Gentlemanly Conduct:” The General Court Martial Of Lieutenant John De Hertel, Eamonn O'Keeffe Nov 2016

“Such Want Of Gentlemanly Conduct:” The General Court Martial Of Lieutenant John De Hertel, Eamonn O'Keeffe

Canadian Military History

Analysis of the newly discovered general court martial of Canadian Fencibles Lieutenant John de Hertel offers a remarkable glimpse into the workings of War of 1812-era military justice. After exploring the backgrounds of the principal actors, this article employs witness testimony to vividly reconstruct the fateful altercation between Lieutenants Peach and de Hertel on 22 May 1815 at Fort York in modernday Toronto. Subsequent attempts at conciliation, the trial itself, and de Hertel’s vitriolic defence are examined in detail, followed by concluding reflections on the insight gained through study of this affair and the potential of courts martial as ...


Reconciliation: All Our Relations, Kelly Laurila May 2016

Reconciliation: All Our Relations, Kelly Laurila

Consensus

The author shares the national, community (local) and individual discourses taking place as they pertain to the reconciliation process that is happening with Indigenous and Settler peoples in Canada. Importantly, the author sheds light on a multitude of local efforts of reconciliation happening that have not yet made it to academic discourses and publications, but which could be instrumental in contributing to reconciliation. A key component emphasized in these reconciliation efforts and which could be the catalyst for change, is the importance of relationships. Stemming from an Indigenous epistemological perspective, the creation of positive relationships with others and ‘all our ...


The Barrier And The Damage Done Converting The Canadian Mounted Rifles To Infantry, December 1915, William Stewart Jul 2015

The Barrier And The Damage Done Converting The Canadian Mounted Rifles To Infantry, December 1915, William Stewart

Canadian Military History

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Book Review Supplement Autumn 2003 May 2015

Book Review Supplement Autumn 2003

Canadian Military History

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Book Review Supplement Autumn 1998 May 2015

Book Review Supplement Autumn 1998

Canadian Military History

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“I Will Meet The World With A Smile And A Joke” Canadian Soldiers’ Humour In The Great War, Tim Cook Apr 2015

“I Will Meet The World With A Smile And A Joke” Canadian Soldiers’ Humour In The Great War, Tim Cook

Canadian Military History

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Culinary Imagination As A Survival Tool Ethel Mulvany And The Changi Jail Prisoners Of War Cookbook, Singapore, 1942-1945, Suzanne Evans Apr 2015

Culinary Imagination As A Survival Tool Ethel Mulvany And The Changi Jail Prisoners Of War Cookbook, Singapore, 1942-1945, Suzanne Evans

Canadian Military History

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The British Garrison And Montreal Society, 1830-1850, Robert Vineberg Apr 2015

The British Garrison And Montreal Society, 1830-1850, Robert Vineberg

Canadian Military History

No abstract provided.


History Of The Silver Cross Medal, Suzanne Evans Mar 2015

History Of The Silver Cross Medal, Suzanne Evans

Canadian Military History

No abstract provided.


Sir Arthur Currie And The Legacy Of The Great War: Letters From The Archives Of The Canadian War Museum, Mark Osborne Humphries Apr 2012

Sir Arthur Currie And The Legacy Of The Great War: Letters From The Archives Of The Canadian War Museum, Mark Osborne Humphries

Canadian Military History

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Military Aid To The Civil Authority In The Mid-19th Century New Brunswick, J. Brent Wilson Apr 2012

Military Aid To The Civil Authority In The Mid-19th Century New Brunswick, J. Brent Wilson

Canadian Military History

During the mid–19th century, the role of the military in New Brunswick began to change. Although its primary function remained defence against invasion, the civil power called on it with increasing frequency; first the British regulars and later the militia assisted in capacities ranging from fighting fires to policing. Nevertheless, as New Brunswick changed from colony to province, the militia did not automatically replace the imperial garrison. Civil authorities were reluctant to call on it, and volunteers assumed this role only after the regulars departed in 1869. This article first examines the types of disorder that occurred between the ...


“Bloody Provost”: Discipline During The War Of 1812, John R. Grodzinski Apr 2012

“Bloody Provost”: Discipline During The War Of 1812, John R. Grodzinski

Canadian Military History

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Colonel Wily’S Brainchild: The Origins Of The Canadian War Museum In Ottawa’S Cartier Square Drill Hall, 1880–1896, Cameron Pulsifer Apr 2012

Colonel Wily’S Brainchild: The Origins Of The Canadian War Museum In Ottawa’S Cartier Square Drill Hall, 1880–1896, Cameron Pulsifer

Canadian Military History

Since 1996 the Canadian War Museum (CWM) has been a major partner with the Wilfrid Laurier Centre for Military Strategic and Disarmament Studies in the production of Canadian Military History. The CWM was described in 1991 by a government appointed Task Force on Military Museum Collections in Canada as the country’s “flagship military museum,” but, as the report made clear, the museum lacked many of the essential resources for that role. The CWM occupied cramped and antiquated quarters on Sussex Drive in Ottawa and was receiving only about 125,000 visitors a year.1 Since then, in May 2005 ...


Toronto’S Reponse To The Outbreak Of War, 1939, Ian Miller Jan 2012

Toronto’S Reponse To The Outbreak Of War, 1939, Ian Miller

Canadian Military History

Canadian historians have paid little attention to the transition from peace to war in late August and early September 1939. Jonathan Vance’s award-winning Death So Noble: Memory, Meaning and the First World War (1997) does a marvelous job of surveying attitudes towards war in the wake of the Great War, but it does not expand into the start of the Second. C.P. Stacey’s official history, Six Years of War, devotes only minimal space to exploring the transition, focusing instead on the activities of Canadian servicemen and women. The dozens of militia histories written by the units after ...


Crossing The Melfa River, Edward J. Perkins Jan 2012

Crossing The Melfa River, Edward J. Perkins

Canadian Military History

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William Drummond And The Battle Of Fort Erie, Donald E. Graves Jan 2012

William Drummond And The Battle Of Fort Erie, Donald E. Graves

Canadian Military History

The officers and men of the British army that defended Canada from American invasion during the War of 1812 knew they were “forgotten soldiers.” Fighting in a distant and secondary theatre, far from the gaze of a government and public pre-occupied with events on the continent, especially in Spain, they took a somewhat perverse pride in their status as outcasts. As one quipped about the Duke of Wellington—“thank God he managed to do without us” at Waterloo. But they also took a particular pride in their own local heroes including such men as Gordon of the 1st Regiment of ...


Relief Amid Chaos: The Story Of Canadian Pows Driving Red Cross, Hugh A. Halliday Jan 2012

Relief Amid Chaos: The Story Of Canadian Pows Driving Red Cross, Hugh A. Halliday

Canadian Military History

No abstract provided.


The Caribou Hut: Newfoundlanders, Servicemen, And The St. John’S Home Front During The Second World War, Kenneth Tam Jan 2008

The Caribou Hut: Newfoundlanders, Servicemen, And The St. John’S Home Front During The Second World War, Kenneth Tam

Theses and Dissertations (Comprehensive)

No abstract provided.