Canadian Military Heritage Books

The Great War

Canadian Trench in Flanders

Pierre Berton, Penguin Books Canada Ltd, 1987

The First Canadian Battle of the Great War, Ypres, 1915
Daniel G. Dancocks, McClellean & Stewart, Inc., 1989

Above and Beyond : the Canadians' War in the Air
Spencer Dunmore, McClelland & Stewart, c1996

In Flanders Fields: The Poem by John McCrae
Linda Granfield and Janet Wilson, A Doubleday Book for Young Readers, 1995

Tapestry of War: A Private View of Canadians in the Great War
Sandra Gwyn, Harper Collins Publishers Ltd., 1992

Distant Thunder: Canada's Citizen Soldiers on the Western Front
Joyce M. Kennedy, Sunflower University Press, 2000

Vimy Ridge
Kenneth Macksey, Ballantines, 1972

When Your Number's Up: The Canadian Soldier in the First World War
Desmond Morton, Random House of Canada

Marching to Armageddon: Canadians and the Great War 1914-1919
Desmond Morton and J.L. Granatstein, Lester and Orpen Dennys, 1989

The Canadian Expeditionary Force, 1914-1919
G.W.L. Nicholson, Canadian Department of National Defense, 1962

Barker, VC
Wayne Ralph,Grub Street, 1997

Surviving Trench Warfare: Technology and the Canadian Corps, 1914-1918
Bill Rawling, University of Toronto Press, 1992

Shock Army of the British Empire: The Canadian Corps in the Last 100 Days of the Great War
Shane Schreiber, Praeger, 1997

The Great War As I Saw It
Canon Frederick George Scott, C.M.G., D.S.O.,The Clark & Stewart Co., Ltd., 1934

The Second World War and After

Second World War Poster

The Longest Battle : the Royal Canadian Navy in the Atlantic, 1939-1945
John D. Harbron, Vanwell Pub., c1993

Six Armies in Normandy: From D-Day to the Liberation of Paris
John Keegan, Jonathan Cape Ltd., 1982

Black Crosses off My Wingtip
I.F. Kennedy, DFC & Bar, General Store Publishing House, 1995

North Atlantic Run: The Royal Canadian Navy and the Battle of the Convoys
Marc Milner, Naval Institute Press, 1985

The Air War, 1939-1945
Richard J. Overy, Macmillan, 1980

Official history of the Canadian Army in the Second World War, 3 v.
C.P. Stacey, Queen's Printer, 1955

Dieppe at Dawn
R.W. Thompson, Hutchinson & Comp., Ltd., 1956

Dieppe 1942 : Echoes of Disaster
William Whitehead, St. Martin's Press, 1980, c1979

The Struggle for Europe
Chester Wilmot, Greenwood Press, 1972, c1952

Visit these extensive on-line bibliographies:

A Bibliography of Canadian Military History
from the University of Calgary Library

A Selected Bibliography of Canadian Military History Since Confederation
from McGill University

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