Fight or Pay: Soldiers’ Families in the Great War

Fight or Pay: Soldiers’ Families in the Great WarFight or Pay: Soldiers' Families in the Great War by Desmond Morton
ISBN: 0774811080
Published by UBC Press on October 1st 2004
Genres: Canada, Military

Len's Summary: Dr. Morton, one of Canada's leading military historians, spoke to this subject at our WFA August 2004 seminar at SUNY Plattsburgh.

The Halifax Explosion and the Royal Canadian Navy: Inquiry and Intrigue

The Halifax Explosion and the Royal Canadian Navy: Inquiry and IntrigueThe Halifax Explosion and the Royal Canadian Navy: Inquiry and Intrigue by John Griffith Armstrong
ISBN: 9780774808903
Published by UBC Press on May 1st 2002
Genres: History, Canada, General, Military, Naval
Pages: 248

Len's Summary: The story of a massive explosion of a French Lines munitions ship in 1917 that leveled the northern half of the city, killing 1,600 people.

Crisis of Conscience: Conscientious Objection in Canada during the First World War

Crisis of Conscience: Conscientious Objection in Canada during the First World WarCrisis of Conscience: Conscientious Objection in Canada during the First World War by Amy J. Shaw
ISBN: 0774815930
Published by UBC Press on July 1st 2009
Genres: History, Military, Canada, General, World War I
Pages: 264

Len's Summary: Examination of the experiences of Canadian conscientious objectors in WWI.

From Victoria to Vladivostok: Canada’s Siberian Expedition, 1917-19

From Victoria to Vladivostok: Canada’s Siberian Expedition, 1917-19From Victoria to Vladivostok: Canada's Siberian Expedition, 1917-19 by Benjamin Isitt
ISBN: 9780774818025
Published by University of Washington Press on December 1st 2010
Genres: History, Military, World War I, Canada
Pages: 299

Len's Summary: Along with the US, Japan, England, Italy and the United States, Canada deployed a force of 4,300 men to Vladivostok in an ill-advised effort to fend off the Bolshevik menace.

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.