22 April 2008

New Books (March and April 2008) at Library and Archives Canada

Library and Archives Canada (www.collectionscanada.ca) has released its new books list for April 2008 (the March issue contained nothing of interest that I could find). The list includes the following items of interest (including some not yet released for sale and some which seem to have been out for sale for a while now) with respect to Canadian military history:

David Jay Bercuson, The Fighting Canadians: Our Regimental History from New France to Afghanistan (Toronto: Harper Collins, 2008);

Christie Blatchford, Fifteen Days: Stories of Bravery, Friendship, Life and Death from Inside the New Canadian Army (Toronto: Anchor Canada, 2008);

William Arthur Bishop, True Canadian Victoria Cross Heroes, revised edition (Toronto: Prospero Books, 2008);

Terry Copp, The Canadian Battlefields in Normandy: A Visitor's Guide, 3rd Edition (Waterloo, ON: Laurier Centre for Military, Strategic and Disarmament Studies, 2008);

Sir Arthur Currie, The Selected Papers of Sir Arthur Currie: Diaries, Letters, and Reports to the Ministry, 1917-33, ed. by Mark Osborne Humphries (Waterloo, ON: LCMSDC Press of Wilfrid Laurier University, 2008);

Louise Dechêne, Le peuple, l'État et la guerre au Canada sous le Régime français (Montréal : Boréal, 2008);

Nathan M. Greenfield, Baptism of Fire: The Second Battle of Ypres and the Forging of Canada, April 1915 (Toronto: Harper Perennial, 2007);

Bernd Horn (ed.), Show No Fear: Daring Actions in Canadian Military History (Toronto: Dundurn Press, 2008);

Denis Morisset, Nous étions invincibles (Chicoutimi : Éditions JCL, 2008); and

Jonathan F. Vance, Unlikely Soldiers: The Secret War of Ken Macalister and Frank Pickersgill (Toronto: Harper Collins, 2008).

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