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20th Century Canadian Military:
By: Glenn Wright
Published by Global Heritage Press, Milton, 2010
It has been nearly a century since the first shots were fired in the Great War. On memorials and cenotaphs in communities through out Canada are etched the names of those who died in the Great War, silent witnesses to an epic struggle that affected every family in Canada in some way. This book identifies which records survive for those who served during World War One, where those records are, how to access them, and the author provides many helpful tips on how to interpret them.
ISBN 978-1-926797-45-8 (Hardcover)
ISBN 978-1-926797-46-5 (Softcover) More information
BOOK - Canadian Battlefields 1915–1918, A Visitor's Guide
By Terry Copp, Matt Symes, and Nick Lachance
Published by Wilfred Laurier University, Waterloo, 2011
This guide to the Canadian battlefields in France and Belgium offers a brief critical history of the war and of Canada’s contribution, drawing attention to the best recent books on the subject. It focuses on the Ypres Salient, Passchendaele, Vimy, and the “Hundred Day”s battles and considers lesser-known battlefields as well. Battle maps, contemporary maps, photographs, war art, and tourist information enhance the reader experience. Most photos and illustrations are printed in colour. Heavily illustrated in colour.
ISBN 978-1-45970-397-1 (softcover) More information
BOOK - Honour Roll of the Nova Scotia Overseas Highland Brigade
By W. James MacDonald
The Nova Scotia Highland Brigade played a significant role in the victories of World War I, including the now-infamous Vimy Ridge (1917.) Historian James MacDonald has catalogued information about members of the Highland Brigade (85th, 185th, 193rd, 219th Battalions) killed or mortally wounded in action.
ISBN: 978-1-897009-14-7 More Information
BOOK - Book of Remembrance, A Record of the Men of Port Hope who Participated in the Great War of 1914-1919 (Northumberland County, Ontario, Canada)
Updated and reprinted by Port Hope Archives, 2007
The book was originally created in 1919 as a tribute of the Mayor, Council, and citizens of Port Hope, to the men of the town who died on active service in the Great War of 1914-1918. Only two copies of the book were produced in 1919. This is the first time The Book of Remembrance has been reprinted and it now includes the names of all of Port Hope's World War One soldiers who went overseas, along with photographs of those who died in the line of duty. This special edition also includes letters from the Front as published in The Port Hope Evening Guide and photographs from the collection of the Port Hope Archives.
ISBN 978-0-9781111-1-3 More information
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