27 March 2008

Program for the 19th Military History Colloquium

The program for the 19th Military History Colloquium, to be held at the University of Waterloo from 1 to 3 May 2008, has been issued. Papers include (in alphabetical order, not according to the schedule):

Russ Benneweis, "Training as per Syllabus: Readying the South Saskatchewan Regiment for War, 1939-1944";

Pat Brennan, University of Calgary, "Major-General David Watson: A Critical Appraisal of Canadian Military Leadership in the Great War";

Graham Broad, University of Western Ontario, "Rosie Reconsidered: Reassessing Canadian Women's Home-Front Employment in the Second World War";

Deb Bulmer, University of New Brunswick, "Lieutenant J. Chester MacRae, MC: The Civic Ethos of a Canadian Infantry Platoon Commander";

Neil Chuka, Department of National Defence, "An Overview of the CF's First COIN Doctrine";

Andrew Cogswell, University of New Brunswick, "'Mission Creep' and Mandate Enforcement: Command & Control in the CF in Former Yugoslavia, 1992-1995";

Terry Copp, Wilfrid Laurier University, "Fighting to the Last Canadian?: Casualties in 21st Army Group";

Sarah Cozzi, University of Ottawa, "Killing Time: Canadian Expeditionary Force in England, 1914-1916";

Rob Dienesch, University of Ottawa, "Limited War: A Re-Assessment";

Renald Fortier, Canadian Aviation Museum, "Montreal Newspapers and the Image of Aviation at War, March - November 1918";

Bertram C. Frandsen, Wilfrid Laurier University, "Air Transport - The Forgotten Dimension of Air Power";

Richard Goette, Queen's University, "The RCAF and U.S. Northeast Command";

John R. Grodzinski, Royal Military College of Canada, "Much To Be Desired: The Campaign Experience of British General Officers of the War of 1812";

Dorotea Gucciardo, University of Western Ontario, "Why drop bombs, when you can drop rattlesnakes?: Popular invention ideas from the Second World War";

St├ęphane Guevremont, University of Calgary, "1938 - A Critical Year for Canadian Aircraft Manufacturers and the RCAF";

Ian Haight, University of New Brunswick, "Getting Troops to England: The Directorate of Movements and the Department of Munitions and Supply";

Tavis Harris, Wilfrid Laurier University, "C.P. Stacey and the Use of Oral Accounts in the Dieppe Narratives";

David Heidt, University of Waterloo, "The Making of a Peacemonger? Howard Charles Green in the First World War";

Richard Holt, University of Western Ontario, "Canadian Railway Workers in Northern Russia, 1915";

Andrew Iarocci, Canadian War Museum, "From Iltis to Nyala: The Evolution of Canadian Forces Utility Vehicles";

Paul Johnston, Department of National Defence, "Continuities in the Evolution of Tactical Air Power: WWI to the Present";

Sheila Johnston, "The Shrieking Sister: Venereal Disease in the Victorian Military";

David Kielstra, St. Jerome's University, University of Waterloo, "NATO's Thorn, Canada's Opportunity: Canadian Decision-making during the First Cyprus Crisis, 1963-64";

Bjorn Lagerlof, University of New Brunswick, "Diefenbaker and UN Peacekeeping";

Craig Leslie Mantle, Canadian Forces Leadership Institute, "An Auspicious Start: The Leadership of S.V. Radley-Walters during the Second World War";

William A. March, Royal Military College of Canada, "The Conquering Leaf: Canadian Occupation Forces in Germany, 1945-46";

Eugene Miakinkov, University of Waterloo, "Can conventional forces prevail in the age of asymmetry? The case of Chechnya, 1994-2001";

Aaron Miedema, "Bayonets and Blobsticks: The Canadian Experience of Close Combat in the Great War";

Lori Maziarz, Wilfrid Laurier University, "An Assessment of the South Alberta and Algonquin Regiments in Phase Four of Operation Blockbuster";

Michael S. Neiberg, The University of Southern Mississippi, "The Second Battle of the Marne: Turning Point of 1918";

same, "Towards a Transnational History of the First World War";

Gareth Newfield, Canadian War Museum, "Beyond Tiger Dunlop: British Army Medical Operations in Upper Canada during the War of 1812";

Jeff Nilsson, University of Waterloo, "The Power to Influence: Junior Leadership in the Canadian Corps during the First World War";

Jeff Noakes, Canadian War Museum, "The Mercedes and the Museum: Presenting a Problematic Artifact";

Alan Parrington, University of Denver, "Outbreak of World War I: A Philosophical Perspective";

Andrea Quaiattini, University of Ottawa, "From Headline to Sidebar: Canadian Media Portrayal of the Korean War, 1950-1953";

John Rickard, University of New Brunswick, "We Were Adrift: McNaughton and the Training of the Formation Commanders, 1940-1941";

J. Andrew Ross, University of Western Ontario, "Arenas of Debate: Hockey and the Second World War in Canada and the United States";

Roger Sarty, Wilfrid Laurier University, "'To be or not to be politically correct': C.P. Stacey and the Writing of Military Problems of Canada, 1938-40";

Simon Theobald, University of Ottawa, "A False Sense of Equality: The Recruitment of Black Canadians in the Second World War";

Robert Thompson, "'We Need You!': The Coast Artillery Corps on the Western Front, 1917-1918";

Nicolas G. Virtue, University of Western Ontario, "Italiani brava gente? Italian Occupation on the Eastern Front, 1941-43";

Michael Whitby, Directorate of History and Heritage, Department of National Defence, "'Doin' the Biz': Canadian Submarine Patrol Operations Against Soviet SSBNs, 1983-1987";

Brent Wilson, University of New Brunswick, "The Rise and Demise of a CEF Infantry Battalion: The 236th Overseas Battalion (New Brunswick Kilties); and

Michael J. Wong, University of Western Ontario, "The memorization and commemoration of the soldiers of C Force who fought in the Battle of Hong Kong".

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