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Sister soldiers of the Great War : the nurses of the Canadian Army Medical Corps —Toman, Cynthia, 1948- author.

"In Sisters Soldiers of the Great War, award-winning author Cynthia Toman recovers the long-lost history of Canada's first women soldiers--nursing sisters who enlisted as officers with the Canadian Army Medical Corps. Th...

Canada 1919 : a nation shaped by war

"With compelling insight, Canada 1919 examines the year following the Great War--a war that was, for Canada, completely unexpected in its magnitude. In the midst of relief that the killing had ended, economic and politic...

Capturing Hill 70 : Canada's forgotten battle of the First World War

"In August 1917, the Canadian Corps captured Hill 70, vital terrain just north of the French town of Lens. The Canadians suffered some 5,400 casualties and in three harrowing days defeated twenty-one German counterattack...

Making the best of it : women and girls of Canada and Newfoundland during the Second World War

Many women who lived through the Second World War believed it heralded new status and opportunities, but scholars have argued that very little changed. How can these interpretations be reconciled? Making the Best of It e...

The weight of command : voices of Canada's Second World War generals and those who knew them —Granatstein, J. L., author, editor.

"Three-quarters of a century after the Second World War, almost all the participants are gone. This book contains interviews with and about the Canadian generals who led the troops during that war. Edited and introduced ...

The Empire on the Western Front : the British 62nd and Canadian 4th divisions in battle —Jackson, Geoffrey, 1979- author.

"When Great Britain and its dominions declared war on Germany in August 1914, they were faced with the formidable challenge of transforming masses of untrained citizen-soldiers at home and abroad into competent, coordina...

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