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New and Recent in Military Studies
Reinforcing the Canadians in Northwest Europe, 1944–45

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.

Financing Canada's Involvement in the First World War

“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.

Canadian Non-Commissioned Officers in the Second World War

Building the Army’s Backbone reveals how the creation of Canada’s Second World War corps of non-commissioned officers helped the force train, fight, and win.

Courage, Grief, and Strength in Canada's Great War

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.

Canadian Officer Courts Martial, 1914–45

Scandalous Conduct investigates the complex meanings of honour and dishonour as revealed by general courts martial and dismissal sentences in the Canadian officer corps during the First and Second World Wars.

The Origins and Influence of Canada’s Military-Industrial Complex

Silent Partners delves into the shadowy world of security and national defence to shine a light on the influence they hold in Canadian society.

Studies in Canadian Military History Series

Logo for the Canadian war museum is the letter M split in half; half in lime green and half in charcoal grey. Test beside reads "Canadian War Museum" and "Musée Canadian de la Guerre"

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.

Canada’s Forgotten Battle of the First World War

This richly illustrated book offers a multifaceted account of one of the most successful but overlooked Canadian battles of the First World War.

A Living History

A lavishly illustrated history of the Canadian Rangers and their evolving role as defenders and stewards of Canada’s remote regions.

Canada’s Siberian Expedition, 1917-19

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.

Military & Security Studies Titles from our Publishing Partners
American Émigrés in Canada during the Vietnam War

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. 

A Boy's Comic Strip History of World War II

An exploration of the experiences of war through the comics of an American youth

U.S. War Making and Contemporary Refugee Literature

Indigenous Experiences in World War II

British Veterans and the End of the Napoleonic Wars

One Soldier’s Account of Jungle Warfare in WWII Burma

A veteran's harrowing remembrance of jungle warfare and intelligence operations

The Development of Precision Guided Munitions

History and deployment of smart weapons

African American Servicemen and the War in Vietnam

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