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Session 3A

Fighting the Second World War

Chair: Alex Souchen [Royal Military College of Canada]

An Army of Never-Ending Strength

Arthur Gullachsen [Royal Military College of Canada]

Dorothy L. Sayers and William Lyon Mackenzie King:How a British Detective Novelist Inspired the Prime Minister of Canada before
D-Day

Robert Revington [University of Toronto]

Chinese Canadian Secret Warriors in the Pacific, 1944-1946

Chris Weicker [University of Victoria]

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Session 3B

Veterans and Memory: The Interwar Period

Chair: Lyndsay Rosenthal [University of Ottawa]

“Lincs of Remembrance and Memories of Lincs”: Class, Camaraderie and Veterans of the First World War in North East England,
1919-1984

Kyle Falcon [Western University]

Defending the War Graves: Body-Snatching and Resistance to the Imperial War Graves Commission, 1918-1939

Bryan McClure [Western University]

Brigadier Milton Gregg, VC, MM: Restless and Destitute, 1919-1934: The Unwritten and Unwanted Chapter

Joel Watson [University of New Brunswick]

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Keynote Address

Combat and Social Change in the Second World War: The Canadian Army in Commonwealth Perspective

Jonathan Fennell, King’s College London, author of Fighting the People’s War: The British and Commonwealth Armies and the Second World War (2019).