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Review Of "An Army Of Brigadiers: British Brigade Commanders At The Battle Of Arras 1917" By Trevor Harvey, Tyler Wentzell Apr 2019

Review Of "An Army Of Brigadiers: British Brigade Commanders At The Battle Of Arras 1917" By Trevor Harvey, Tyler Wentzell

Canadian Military History

Review of An Army of Brigadiers: British Brigade Commanders at the Battle of Arras 1917 by Trevor Harvey.


Review Of "Life And Death In Captivity: The Abuse Of Prisoners During War" By Geoffrey P.R. Wallace, Jean-Michel Turcotte Apr 2019

Review Of "Life And Death In Captivity: The Abuse Of Prisoners During War" By Geoffrey P.R. Wallace, Jean-Michel Turcotte

Canadian Military History

Review of Life and Death in Captivity: The Abuse of Prisoners during War by Geoffrey P.R. Wallace.


Review Of "Canadians On The Somme, 1916: The Neglected Campaign" By William F. Stewart, Brian Douglas Tennyson Apr 2019

Review Of "Canadians On The Somme, 1916: The Neglected Campaign" By William F. Stewart, Brian Douglas Tennyson

Canadian Military History

Review of Canadians on the Somme, 1916: The Neglected Campaign by William F. Stewart.


Review Of "Flying To Victory: Raymond Collishaw And The Western Desert Campaign, 1940-1941" By Mike Bechthold, David Stubbs Apr 2019

Review Of "Flying To Victory: Raymond Collishaw And The Western Desert Campaign, 1940-1941" By Mike Bechthold, David Stubbs

Canadian Military History

Review of Flying to Victory: Raymond Collishaw and the Western Desert Campaign, 1940-1941 by Mike Bechthold.


Review Of "A Midnight Massacre: The Night Operation On The Passchendaele Ridge, 2 December 1917: The Forgotten Last Act Of The Third Battle Of Ypres" By Michael Locicero, William F. Stewart Apr 2019

Review Of "A Midnight Massacre: The Night Operation On The Passchendaele Ridge, 2 December 1917: The Forgotten Last Act Of The Third Battle Of Ypres" By Michael Locicero, William F. Stewart

Canadian Military History

Review of A Midnight Massacre: The Night Operation on the Passchendaele Ridge, 2 December 1917: The Forgotten Last Act of the Third Battle of Ypres by Michael LoCicero.


Review Of "The British Commonwealth And Victory In The Second World War" By Iain E. Johnston-White, Brad St. Croix Apr 2019

Review Of "The British Commonwealth And Victory In The Second World War" By Iain E. Johnston-White, Brad St. Croix

Canadian Military History

Review of The British Commonwealth and Victory in the Second World War by Iain E. Johnston-White.


Review Of "Forgotten Under A Tropical Sun: War Stories By American Veterans In The Philippines, 1898-1913" By Joseph P. Mccallus, Frank Schumacher Apr 2019

Review Of "Forgotten Under A Tropical Sun: War Stories By American Veterans In The Philippines, 1898-1913" By Joseph P. Mccallus, Frank Schumacher

Canadian Military History

Review of Forgotten Under A Tropical Sun: War Stories by American Veterans in the Philippines, 1898-1913 by Joseph P. McCallus.


Review Of "'By, With, Through': A Sof Global Engagement Strategy" By Emily Spencer, Ed., Emah Saviour Peter Apr 2019

Review Of "'By, With, Through': A Sof Global Engagement Strategy" By Emily Spencer, Ed., Emah Saviour Peter

Canadian Military History

Review of “By, With, Through”: A SOF Global Engagement Strategy by Emily Spencer, ed.


Review Of "The Politics Of War: Canada’S Afghanistan Mission, 2001-14" By Jean-Christophe Boucher And Kim Richard Nossal, Ken Reynolds Apr 2019

Review Of "The Politics Of War: Canada’S Afghanistan Mission, 2001-14" By Jean-Christophe Boucher And Kim Richard Nossal, Ken Reynolds

Canadian Military History

Review of The Politics of War: Canada’s Afghanistan Mission, 2001-14 by Jean-Christophe Boucher and Kim Richard Nossal.


Review Of "Thunder In The Skies: A Canadian Gunner In The Great War" By Derek Grout, Kyle Pritchard Apr 2019

Review Of "Thunder In The Skies: A Canadian Gunner In The Great War" By Derek Grout, Kyle Pritchard

Canadian Military History

Review of Thunder in the Skies: A Canadian Gunner in the Great War by Derek Grout.


Review Of "Mobilizing Mercy: A History Of The Canadian Red Cross" By Sarah Glassford, Adam Montgomery Apr 2019

Review Of "Mobilizing Mercy: A History Of The Canadian Red Cross" By Sarah Glassford, Adam Montgomery

Canadian Military History

Review of Mobilizing Mercy: A History of the Canadian Red Cross by Sarah Glassford.


Review Of "War Beyond Words: Languages Of Remembrance From The Great War To The Present" By Jay Winter, Bryan Mcclure Apr 2019

Review Of "War Beyond Words: Languages Of Remembrance From The Great War To The Present" By Jay Winter, Bryan Mcclure

Canadian Military History

Review of War Beyond Words: Languages of Remembrance from the Great War to the Present by Jay Winter.


Review Of "The Fear Of Invasion: Strategy, Politics, And British War Planning, 1880-1914" By David G. Morgan-Owen, Alexander Maavara Apr 2019

Review Of "The Fear Of Invasion: Strategy, Politics, And British War Planning, 1880-1914" By David G. Morgan-Owen, Alexander Maavara

Canadian Military History

Review of The Fear of Invasion: Strategy, Politics, and British War Planning, 1880-1914 by David G. Morgan-Owen.


Review Of "Churchill’S Secret War With Lenin: British And Commonwealth Military Intervention In The Russian Civil War, 1918-20" By Damien Wright, Mark Klobas Apr 2019

Review Of "Churchill’S Secret War With Lenin: British And Commonwealth Military Intervention In The Russian Civil War, 1918-20" By Damien Wright, Mark Klobas

Canadian Military History

Review of Churchill’s Secret War with Lenin: British and Commonwealth Military Intervention in the Russian Civil War, 1918-20 by Damien Wright.


Review Of "From Classroom To Battlefield: Victoria High School And The First World War" By Barry Gough, Sara Karn Apr 2019

Review Of "From Classroom To Battlefield: Victoria High School And The First World War" By Barry Gough, Sara Karn

Canadian Military History

Review of From Classroom to Battlefield: Victoria High School and the First World War by Barry Gough.


Review Of "Beyond The Beach: The Allied War Against France" By Stephen Alan Bourque, William H. Johnson Apr 2019

Review Of "Beyond The Beach: The Allied War Against France" By Stephen Alan Bourque, William H. Johnson

Canadian Military History

Review of Beyond the Beach: The Allied War Against France by Stephen Alan Bourque.


Review Of "The Price Of Alliance: The Politics And Procurement Of Leopard Tanks For Canada’S Nato Brigade" By Frank Maas, Russell Isinger Apr 2019

Review Of "The Price Of Alliance: The Politics And Procurement Of Leopard Tanks For Canada’S Nato Brigade" By Frank Maas, Russell Isinger

Canadian Military History

Review of The Price of Alliance: The Politics and Procurement of Leopard Tanks for Canada’s NATO Brigade by Frank Maas.


Review Of "Adaptive Leadership In The Military Context: International Perspectives" By Lt.-Col. Douglas Lindsay And Cmdr. Dave Woycheshin, Eds., John C. Hanley Apr 2019

Review Of "Adaptive Leadership In The Military Context: International Perspectives" By Lt.-Col. Douglas Lindsay And Cmdr. Dave Woycheshin, Eds., John C. Hanley

Canadian Military History

Review of Adaptive Leadership in the Military Context: International Perspectives by Lt.-Col. Douglas Lindsay and Cmdr. Dave Woycheshin, eds.


Review Of "Backs To The Wall: The Battle Of Sainte-Foy And The Conquest Of Canada" By D. Peter Macleod, Steven Bright Apr 2019

Review Of "Backs To The Wall: The Battle Of Sainte-Foy And The Conquest Of Canada" By D. Peter Macleod, Steven Bright

Canadian Military History

Review of Backs to the Wall: The Battle of Sainte-Foy and the Conquest of Canada by D. Peter MacLeod.


Review Of "Empire Of Guns: The Violent Making Of The Industrial Revolution" By Priya Satia, Gordon Bannerman Apr 2019

Review Of "Empire Of Guns: The Violent Making Of The Industrial Revolution" By Priya Satia, Gordon Bannerman

Canadian Military History

Review of Empire of Guns: The Violent Making of the Industrial Revolution by Priya Satia.


Stepping In New Directions: The Canadian Army’S Observer Program In The Asia-Pacific Region, 1944-45, Andrew L. Brown Apr 2019

Stepping In New Directions: The Canadian Army’S Observer Program In The Asia-Pacific Region, 1944-45, Andrew L. Brown

Canadian Military History

In early 1944, and in anticipation of a government decision to commit ground forces to the war against Japan, the Canadian army launched a program that sent officers to the Asia-Pacific region to observe Allied operations. The observer program was well underway when, in November 1944, the Canadian government ordered the army to prepare a division to serve under American command in the Pacific theatre. The observer program helped the army deal with two significant challenges: learning how to fight a largely unfamiliar enemy in a tropical environment, and learning how to operate as part of an American force.


Don’T Talk About Your Fallout Shelter: Civilian Perceptions Of Threat And Structural Responses During The Cold War In Regina, Saskatchewan Between 1958 And 1963, Julie Mushynsky Apr 2019

Don’T Talk About Your Fallout Shelter: Civilian Perceptions Of Threat And Structural Responses During The Cold War In Regina, Saskatchewan Between 1958 And 1963, Julie Mushynsky

Canadian Military History

During the Cold War, the Canadian government initiated a civil defence campaign urging private citizens to construct shelters to protect themselves from the effects of nuclear fallout. Historians have argued that Canadians did not prepare for a nuclear attack and that the fallout shelter campaign failed. Historical estimates on shelter construction are problematic. Like many Cold War facilities and structures, fallout shelters were constructed in secret and concealed. Using archival research, oral histories and data from a survey of private fallout shelters in Regina, Saskatchewan, this article argues that Regina’s citizens did not ignore the campaign and built a ...


German Prisoners Of War In Canada, 1940–1946: An Autobiography-Based Essay, Franz-Karl Stanzel Jan 2019

German Prisoners Of War In Canada, 1940–1946: An Autobiography-Based Essay, Franz-Karl Stanzel

Canadian Military History

The four years I spent in British and Canadian POW Camps offered ample time to study English Literature. This experience in particular had a decisive effect on my later career as university teacher of English literature. It also helped me to become one of the first Anglicists at German and Austrian universities, who included Canadian literature in his syllabus and a founder member of the German Association for Canadian Studies. In this essay based on my war-autobiography, I describe the experience of German POWs in Canada. I was captured in 1942 when serving as third officer of the watch on ...


Art In The Trenches: Unofficial Art Of The First World War, Tim Clarke Jan 2019

Art In The Trenches: Unofficial Art Of The First World War, Tim Clarke

Canadian Military History

Abstract: Scholarship in recent decades focusing on soldier experiences of the First World War have largely ignored soldier-produced artworks as access points into the experience of modern warfare. Though there has been work on official war artists and post-war artworks of soldiers turned artists, artwork produced during service in a non-official capacity has only featured in art history, where the artwork and artists feature as subjects, rather than as sources for understanding their experiences that contextualize their work. This paper makes a historiographical case for exploring this source-base, while also analyzing several selected works from unofficial First World War artists.


Munnings And The Canadians, Tim Cook, Anna England Jan 2019

Munnings And The Canadians, Tim Cook, Anna England

Canadian Military History

Abstract : Sir Alfred Munnings painted the Canadian Cavalry Brigade and the Canadian Forestry Corps as part of the Canadian War Memorials Fund during the First World War. In the first half of 1918, Munnings, England’s most renowned equine artist, depicted the Canadians in sketches and on canvas, and he eventually produced over 40 works of art. This article will explore Munnings’s interactions with the Canadian cavalrymen and lumberjacks in uniform, while providing additional insight into his works of art that are held at the Canadian War Museum in Ottawa.

Sommaire: Sir Alfred Munnings a réalisé les oeuvres consacrées ...


Clay-Kickers Of Flanders Fields: Canadian Tunnellers At Messines Ridge 1916-1917, Brian Pascas Nov 2018

Clay-Kickers Of Flanders Fields: Canadian Tunnellers At Messines Ridge 1916-1917, Brian Pascas

Canadian Military History

This article explores the Canadian tunnelling companies’ military mining organisation and accomplishments in underground galleries during the Great War. This comprehensive study explains the crucial role played by the Canadian engineers, in conjunction with British and Australian engineers, in the successful detonation of nineteen deep mines at Messines Ridge, Belgium on 7 June 1917. The tunnellers’ perseverance and skill were evident that morning when they slammed home plungers and threw switches igniting the largest planned explosion up to that time. However, daily hardships and dangers of underground warfare from the claustrophobic environment to the stress from the eavesdropping enemy led ...


Struck Off Strength And From Memory: A Profile Of The Deserters Of The 165th (Acadian) Battalion, 1916, Gregory Kennedy Nov 2018

Struck Off Strength And From Memory: A Profile Of The Deserters Of The 165th (Acadian) Battalion, 1916, Gregory Kennedy

Canadian Military History

This article uses an exceptional archival source, the register of deserters for the 165th (Acadian) Battalion, to study the little understood phenomenon of desertion during the recruitment and training of new units in Canada during the First World War. By 1916, national enrollment numbers were in stark decline, and yet this Acadian unit was able to attract nearly 900 recruits. However, approximately 200 of them deserted before the unit left for Europe. Employing techniques of longitudinal analysis with military records and national censuses, the article identi


"Two Years Below The Horn: Operation Tabarin, Field Science, And Antarctic Sovereignty, 1944–1946 (Book Review)" By Andrew Taylor, Edited By Daniel Heidt And P. Whitney Lackenbauer, Matthew S. Wiseman Oct 2018

"Two Years Below The Horn: Operation Tabarin, Field Science, And Antarctic Sovereignty, 1944–1946 (Book Review)" By Andrew Taylor, Edited By Daniel Heidt And P. Whitney Lackenbauer, Matthew S. Wiseman

Canadian Military History

Review of Two Years Below the Horn: Operation Tabarin, Field Science, and Antarctic Sovereignty, 1944–1946 by Andrew Taylor, edited by Daniel Heidt and P. Whitney Lackenbauer.


"Waste Into Weapons: Recycling In Britain During The Second World War (Book Review)" By Peter Thorsheim, Alex Souchen Oct 2018

"Waste Into Weapons: Recycling In Britain During The Second World War (Book Review)" By Peter Thorsheim, Alex Souchen

Canadian Military History

Review of Waste into Weapons: Recycling in Britain during the Second World War by Peter Thorsheim.


"American Grand Strategy In The Mediterranean During World War Ii (Book Review)" By Andrew Buchanan, Alexander Salt Oct 2018

"American Grand Strategy In The Mediterranean During World War Ii (Book Review)" By Andrew Buchanan, Alexander Salt

Canadian Military History

Review of American Grand Strategy in the Mediterranean during World War II by Andrew Buchanan.