Military History

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African Canadians in Union Blue

Volunteering for the Cause in the Civil War

UBC Press

A landmark account of the background, motivations, and experiences of African Canadian volunteers in America’s Civil War.

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Confronting Memories of World War II

European and Asian Legacies

University of Washington Press
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Unlikely Diplomats

The Canadian Brigade in Germany, 1951-64

UBC Press

An original and critical account of the evolution of the Canadian Army and Canada’s relationship with NATO in the Cold War era.

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A National Force

The Evolution of Canada’s Army, 1950-2000

UBC Press

A groundbreaking reassessment of when, and why, Canada’s army broke away from its British imperial roots to become a truly national force.

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A Small Price to Pay

Consumer Culture on the Canadian Home Front, 1939-45

UBC Press

A long-overdue challenge to the commonplace assumption that the Second World War was a period of consumer austerity in Canada.

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Death or Deliverance

Canadian Courts Martial in the Great War

UBC Press

In this eye-opening account of military law in the Great War, courts martials emerge not as brutal, merciless dispensers of frontline justice but as courts capable of mercy.

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