23 April 2007

New Books at Library and Archives Canada

Life's been a little crazy on the work front the last week since returning from overseas. Amongst the backlog of things to do is a review of some of the types of material I've presented on this blog in the past months, including,

The New Books lists at Library and Archives Canada (www.collectionscanada.ca) for February and March 2007 lists the following items of interest to Canadian military history:

Book of Remembrance: A Record of the Men of Port Hope who Participated in the Great War of 1914-1918 (Port Hope, 2007);

Edward Butts, Stories of Canadian Battlefields (Toronto, 2007);

Peter C. Conrad, Canadian Wartime Prison Escapes (Edmonton, 2007);

Frances Jewel Dickson, The DEW Line Years: Voices from the Coldest Cold War (Lawrencetown Beach, NS, 2007);

Paul Douglas Dickson, A Thoroughly Canadian General: A Biography of General H.D.G. Crerar (Toronto, 2007);

Tom Douglas, Valour at Vimy Ridge: The Great Canadian Victory of World War I (Canmore, Alberta, 2007);

Geoffrey Hayes, Andrew Iarocci and Mike Bechthold (eds.), Vimy Ridge: A Canadian Reassessment (Waterloo, Ontario, 2007);

Lucien Kern, Lettres des tranchées : correspondence de guerre de Lucien, Eugène et Aimé Kern, trois frères manitobains, soldats de l'armée française durant la première guerre mondiale (Saint-Boniface, Manitoba, 2007);

T.F.J. Leversedge, Canadian Combat and Support Aircraft: A Military Compendium (St. Catharines, Ontario, 2007);

Marc Milner, D-Day to Carpiquet: The North Shore Regiment and the Liberation of Europe (Fredericton, 2007);

Peter Pigott, Canada in Afghanistan: The War So Far (Toronto, 2007);

Gordon H. Pimm, Leo's War: From Gaspé to Vimy (Ottawa, 2007);

Wayne Ralph, William Barker VC: The Life, Death and Legend of Canada's Most Decorated War Hero, revised edition (Mississauga, Ontario, 2007);

Gordon E. Tolton, Prairie Warships: River Navigation in the Northwest Rebellion (Victoria, 2007);

Mark Zuehlke, For Honour's Sake: The War of 1812 and the Brokering of an Uneasy Peace (Toronto, 2007); and

Mark Zuehlke, Terrible Victory: First Canadian Army and the Scheldt Estuary Campaign, Sept. 13 - Nov. 6, 1944 (Vancouver, 2007).

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