Book Review: “Mobilizing Mercy: A History of the Canadian Red Cross” by Sarah Glassford

Sarah Glassford. Mobilizing Mercy: A History of the Canadian Red Cross. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2017. Pp. 408. By Adam Montgomery This review appears in Canadian Military History Vol. 28 No. 1 (2019). Sarah Glassford’s Mobilizing Mercy...

Chinese Canadian Secret Warriors in the Pacific, 1944-46

by Colonel Ret. Chris Weicker – Canadian Military History Colloquium Web Series. Discussion is open until August 14.

Kodaking War: Photographs as Art?

By Sarah Hart – Canadian Military History Colloquium Web Series. Read Sarah’s Discussion Response Now!

New Podcast: Great Battles in History by Darryl Dee

The LCMSDS is excited to share a new podcast hosted by Professor Darryl Dee, on the great battles of history: This podcast explores some of the most famous and most important battles in world history from ancient times to the Second World War. Each episode dives...

On War & Society E33: Voicing Dissent during the First World War with Geoff Keelan

Henri Bourassa was a French Canadian nationalist, politician, journalist, and “one of the most…vocal voices of dissent in Canada during the First World War.” Despite Bourassa’s significance on the Canadian home front and within the international pacifist movement, his...

Announcing the Canadian Military History Colloquium Web Series

Check out the first article, “Kodaking War” coming July 6th! Discussion open until July 17th

Book Review: “From Classroom to Battlefield: Victoria High School and the First World War” by Barry Gough

Barry Gough. From Classroom to Battlefield: Victoria High School and the First World War. Victoria: Heritage House Publishing, 2014. Pp. 224. By Sara Karn, Queen's University This review appears in Canadian Military History Vol. 28 No. 1 (2019). Barry Gough’s From...

On War & Society E32: The American Civil War: Under the Knife with Shauna Devine

Approximately 750,000 people were killed over four years during the American Civil War, two-thirds of these fatalities were caused by disease. This staggering death count was a shock to American physicians who were unregulated, undertrained and operating in the dark....

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