Medicine and Duty: The World War I Memoir of Captain Harold W. Mcgill, Medical Officer 31st Battalion C.E.F.

Medicine and Duty: The World War I Memoir of Captain Harold W. Mcgill, Medical Officer 31st Battalion C.E.F.Medicine and Duty: The World War I Memoir of Captain Harold W. Mcgill, Medical Officer 31st Battalion C.E.F. by Marjorie Barron Norris, Patrick Brennan
ISBN: 1552381935
Published by University of Calgary Press on May 15th 2007
Genres: Biography & Autobiography, Military, Medical, Religious, History, Canada, Post-Confederation (1867-), World War I
Pages: 406

Victory at Vimy: Canada Comes of Age, April 9-12, 1917

Victory at Vimy: Canada Comes of Age, April 9-12, 1917Victory at Vimy: Canada Comes of Age, April 9-12, 1917 by Ted Barris
ISBN: 9780887622533
Published by Dundurn on February 10th 2007
Genres: History, Military, World War I, Canada, Post-Confederation (1867-)
Pages: 368

Len's Summary: Another work commemorating the 1917 battle. Available from Amazon.com.

Passchendaele: Canada’s Triumph and Tragedy on the Fields of Flanders

Passchendaele: Canada’s Triumph and Tragedy on the Fields of FlandersPasschendaele: Canada's Triumph and Tragedy on the Fields of Flanders by Norman Leach
ISBN: 9781550503999
Published by Coteau Books on October 15th 2008
Genres: History, Canada, Post-Confederation (1867-), Military, Pictorial
Pages: 47

Len's Summary: Canadian historian Leach crafted this richly illustrated book for teenage readers, but it is equally suitable for grownups. Available from www.coteaubooks.com. Leach was historical advisor for Paul Gross’s war movie Passchendaele, released this year in Canada.

Militia Myths: Ideas of the Canadian Citizen Soldier, 1896-1921

Militia Myths: Ideas of the Canadian Citizen Soldier, 1896-1921Militia Myths: Ideas of the Canadian Citizen Soldier, 1896-1921 by James Wood
ISBN: 9780774817660
Published by UBC Press, University of Washington Press on January 28th 2011
Genres: History, Canada, Post-Confederation (1867-), Military, World War I
Pages: 350

Len's Summary: A social and military history of popular Canadian military culture. // For all its faults, Canada’s militia system arguably made Canada better prepared for WWI than either America or England.

Soldiers of Song: The Dumbells and Other Canadian Concert Parties of the First World War

Soldiers of Song: The Dumbells and Other Canadian Concert Parties of the First World WarSoldiers of Song: The Dumbells and Other Canadian Concert Parties of the First World War by Jason Wilson
ISBN: 9781554588442
Published by Wilfrid Laurier University Press on November 6th 2012
Genres: History, Canada, Post-Confederation (1867-), Performing Arts, Comedy, Music, Genres & Styles, Military & Marches
Pages: 248

Len's Summary: Soldier-entertainers boost troop morale and mounted the first Canadian production to score a hit on Broadway. An important piece of Canadian cultural history.

A Sisterhood of Suffering and Service: Women and Girls of Canada and Newfoundland during the First World War

A Sisterhood of Suffering and Service: Women and Girls of Canada and Newfoundland during the First World WarA Sisterhood of Suffering and Service: Women and Girls of Canada and Newfoundland during the First World War by Sarah Glassford, Amy Shaw
ISBN: 9780774822572
Published by University of British Columbia Press on March 20th 2013
Genres: History, Canada, Post-Confederation (1867-), Social History, Social Science, Women's Studies
Pages: 320

Len's Summary: Mobilizing women for paid and volunteer employment at home and overseas and the transformation of Canadian society and gender roles wrought by the war.

The Canadian Experience of the Great War: A Guide to Memoirs

The Canadian Experience of the Great War: A Guide to MemoirsThe Canadian Experience of the Great War: A Guide to Memoirs by Brian Douglas Tennyson
ISBN: 9780810886797
Published by Rowman & Littlefield on May 1st 2013
Genres: History, Canada, Post-Confederation (1867-), Military, World War I, Veterans, Reference, Essays, Personal Memoirs
Pages: 594

Len's Summary: Catalogs the writings of ordinary Canadians among the 600 thousand men and women who served.

Raymond Collishaw and the Black Flight

Raymond Collishaw and the Black FlightRaymond Collishaw and the Black Flight by Roger Gunn
ISBN: 9781459706606
Published by Dundurn on 2013
Genres: History, Military, World War I, Canada, Post-Confederation (1867-), Aviation
Pages: 270

Len's Summary: Arguably Canada‘s leading aerial ace, Callishaw started out with the Royal Naval Air Service, stayed in the RAF and rose to the rank of Air Vice Marshall commanding the Desert Air Force in North Africa during WWII. As a flight commander, Collishaw flew Sopwith Triplane named “Black Maria.”