The Canadians who Captured the First Tiger Tanks where No Canadian Forces Fought, Part I

This is the first article in a three-part series on the deployment of German Tiger tanks in 1942, by Bruce Oliver Newsome, a lecturer in international relations at the University of San Diego.

Book Review: “A Midnight Massacre: The Night Operation on the Passchendaele Ridge, 2 December 1917: The Forgotten Last Act of the Third Battle of Ypres” by Michael LoCicero

Michael LoCicero. A Midnight Massacre: The Night Operation on the Passchendaele Ridge, 2 December 1917: The Forgotten Last Act of the Third Battle of Ypres. Solihull, UK: Helion & Company, 2014. Pp. 517. By William F. Stewart, Independent Researcher This review...

Call for Papers: Submissions to the CDA Institute On Track Publications

You are invited to submit proposals for the upcoming On Track publication to be released this winter.

On War & Society: Disaster in Halifax, 1917 with Roger Sarty

On the morning of 6 December 1917 two cargo vessells, the SS Mant Blanc and SS Imo collided in Halifax Harbour. The resulting catastrophic explosion occurred thousands of miles away from the Western Front but it was a direct result of the First World War. The war was...

Now available: David O’Keefe’s Seven Days in Hell

In October, David O'Keefe gave a talk as part of our webinar series based on his book Seven Days in Hell: Canada's Battle in Normandy and the Rise of the Black Watch Snipers. His talk is now available on our YouTube channel. More than 300 soldiers from the Black Watch...

On War & Society E37: Reclaiming Canada’s Second World War with Tim Cook

In his new book The Fight for History: 75 Years of Forgetting, Remembering and Remaking Canada’s Second World War, Tim Cook reminds us that "if we do not tell our own stories, no one else will." But the ways in which Canadians have chosen to remember the Second...

Book Review: Thunder in the Skies: A Canadian Gunner in the Great War by Derek Grout

Derek Grout. Thunder in the Skies: A Canadian Gunner in the Great War. Toronto: Dundurn Press, 2015. Pp. 472. By Kyle Pritchard, Wilfrid Laurier University. The study of First World War diaries, both personal and operational, has grown considerably over the last two...

The French Commando Course of Vieux-Brisach, Winter 1976

by Frank Reid – Canadian Military History Colloquium Web Series. Discussion Open until December 23rd.

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