Military History

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Cautious Beginnings

Canadian Foreign Intelligence, 1939-51

UBC Press

A convincing portrait of Canada's active role in Second World War intelligence gathering.

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Crisis of Conscience

Conscientious Objection in Canada during the First World War

UBC Press

The first and only book about the Canadian pacifists who refused to fight in the Great War.

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Renegades

Canadians in the Spanish Civil War

UBC Press

The definitive account of Canadians who fought in the Spanish Civil War.

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Fight or Pay

Soldiers' Families in the Great War

UBC Press

In Fight or Pay, Desmond Morton turns his eye to the stories of those who paid in lieu of fighting – the wives, mothers, and families left behind when soldiers went to war.

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An Officer and a Lady

Canadian Military Nursing and the Second World War

UBC Press

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.”

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Gunboat Frontier

British Maritime Authority and Northwest Coast Indians, 1846-1890

UBC Press

Gunboat Frontier presents a different interpretation of Indian-white relations in nineteenth-century British Columbia, focusing on the interaction of West Coast Indians with British law and authority.

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