01 August 2008

H-Net reviews of books on Canadian military history

H-Net, the absolutely massive history network online is home to a massive amount of information of interest the historian and readers of history. One of H-Net's "discussion networks" is H-Canada which, not surprisingly, is dedicated to the study of Canadian history and studies. In addition to some of the ongoing discussions on H-Canada there are the book reviews, several of which are of books in Canadian military history, including:

John Griffith Armstrong, The Halifax Explosion and the Royal Canadian Navy: Inquiry and Intrigue;

Martin Auger, Prisoners on the Home Front: German POWs and "Enemy Aliens" in Southern Quebec, 1940-1946;

Stephen Brumwell, Paths of Glory: The Life and Death of General James Wolfe;

Douglas E. Delaney, The Soldiers' General: Bert Hoffmeister at War;

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

Serge Marc Durflinger, Fighting from Home: The Second World War in Verdun, Quebec;

R.B. Fleming (Ed.), The Wartime Letters of Leslie and Cecil Frost, 1915-1919;

Evan Haefeli and Kevin Sweeney, Captors and Captives: The 1704 French and Indian Raid on Deerfield;

Geoffrey Hayes, Andrew Iarocci, and Mike Bechthold (Eds.), Vimy Ridge: A Canadian Reassessment;

Paul Jackson, One of the Boys: Homosexuality in the Military during World War II;

Richard O. Mayne, Betrayed: Scandal, Politics and Naval Leadership;

Cynthia Toman, An Officer and a Lady: Canadian Military Nursing and the Second World War;

Jonathan F. Vance, Death So Noble: Memory, Meaning, and the First World War; and

Michael Whitby (Ed.), Commanding Canadians: The Second World War Diaries of A.F.C. Layard.

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