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Session 5A

Policy and Diplomacy

Chair: Kevin Spooner [Wilfrid Laurier University]

Defence Scheme: Internal Trouble

Tyler Wentzell [University of Toronto]

The Back Channel: Mackenzie King, Franklin Roosevelt and their Informal Connection

David Reed [University of Calgary]

“No Objection”: Canadian Arms Exports to Asia, 1946-1958

Joel Montagnes [University of Calgary]

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Session 5B

Tracing Memory through Time

Chair: Roger Sarty [Wilfrid Laurier University]

From Here to There: The Journey of H.Z.C. Cockburn’s Victoria Cross, 1901-2021

Craig Mantle [Royal Military College of Canada]

From Thermopylae to Normandy: Why We Visit Battlefields

Matthew Sears [University of New Brunswick]

Rangers at War: The New Brunswick Rangers’ Second World War

Matthew Douglass [Independent Scholar]

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Closing Plenary

Norman Bethune and the Bishop: The Spanish Civil War in the Streets of Montreal

Terry Copp, Wilfrid Laurier University