27 May 2008

New Books (May 2008) at Library and Archives Canada

Library and Archives Canada (www.collectionscanada.ca) has released its new books list for May 2008. 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:

William Booth, Remarks and Rough Memorandums: Captain William Booth, Corps of Royal Engineers, Shelburne, Nova Scotia, 1787, 1789, ed. Eleanor Robertson Smith (Shelburne, NS: Shelburne County Archives & Genealogical Society, 2008);

Tim Cook, Shock Troops: Canadians Fighting the Great War, 1917-1918 (Toronto: Viking Canada, 2008);

Jane Dewar (comp.), Lest We Forget: Stories of Canada at War (published in 1986 as True Canadian War Stories) (Toronto: Prospero Books, 2008);

John Johnson, Service in Three Centuries (Bowmanville, ON: Lynn Michael-John Associates, 2008) [Bowmanville, Ontario];

Gladys Osmond, Dear Gladys: Letters from Over There (Kingston, ON: School of Policy Studies, Queen's University, 2008);

James M. Pitsula, For All We Have and Are: Regina and the Experience of the Great War (Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, 2008);

Janice Gross Stein and Eugene Lang, The Unexpected War: Canada in Kandahar (Toronto: Penguin, 2008);

Chris Wattie, Contact Charlie: C Company, 1st PPCLI and the Battle of Panjaway, May 17 - August 3, 2006 (Toronto: Key Porter Books, 2008); and

Mark Zuehlke, Brave Battalion: The Remarkable Sage of the 16th Battalion (Canadian Scottish) in the First World War (Mississauga, ON: J. Wiley & Sons Canada, 2008).

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