This detailed analysis of how the Canadian Army sustained troop and equipment levels in Northwest Europe during 1944–45 demonstrates the vital importance of constant combat strength.
“Back him up! Buy Victory Bonds.” Boosters and Barkers examines the unrelenting financial demands of Canadian participation in the First World War, exploring the aims, methods, and implications of securing public support.
Portraits of Battle combines biography and history to offer a nuanced perspective on the complex legacy of the Great War, as told through the stories of those who served in the Canadian Expeditionary Force.
UBC Press and the Canadian War Museum are celebrating 20 years of publishing in the Studies in Canadian Military History Series. Now at nearly 60 titles, the series presents the best of contemporary scholarship to provide new insights into all aspects of Canadian military history and employing a variety of approaches - cultural, social, intellectual, economic, political, and comparative. We've posted a selection of titles below; to see all the titles, please visit the series page.
Uncovers the forgotten story of the Canadian Siberian Expeditionary Force – sent to Russia in 1918 as part of an Allied intervention to defeat Bolshevism – despite the objections of many Canadians who were sympathetic to the goals of the Russian Revolution.
Unguarded Border tells the stories of the 50,000 Americans who fled across the border to Canada in the 1960s and 1970s, a migrant experience that does not fit the usual paradigms. Historian Donald W. Maxwell explores how these Americans in exile forged cosmopolitan identities, permanently changing perceptions of military service, nation, and citizenship.
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