Canadian Military Nursing and the Second World War
Cynthia Toman analyzes how gender, war, and medical technology intersected to create a legitimate role for women in the masculine environment of the military and explores the incongruous expectations placed on military nurses as “officers and ladies.”
The Wartime Letters of George Timmins, 1916-18
The letters of Lance-Corporal George Timmins, who served in the Canadian Expeditionary Force on the Western Front, offer a rare glimpse into the life and relationships, at home and abroad, of an ordinary Canadian soldier.
Canada and the United Nations Emergency Force, 1956-67
Pearson’s Peacekeepers describes Canada’s role in the first peacekeeping effort mounted by the UN and uncovers realities, and challenges, that lie beneath the myth of Canada’s peacekeeping mission.
Canada, the Congo Crisis, and UN Peacekeeping, 1960-64 reveals the complex web of influences that shaped Canada’s relationship with Africa and its involvement in UN peacekeeping.
Canada’s War Blinded in Peace and War
Illuminates the challenges faced by Canada’s war-blinded veterans and outlines the history of the Sir Arthur Pearson Association of War Blinded, an advocacy group for all Canadian veterans and blind citizens.
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