History, Military, Canada
The Tutor Knights
The Red Knight's Final Seasons by John Charles Corrigan
The Red Knight holds a special place in Canadian history. The RCAF’s solo aerobatic display thrilled airshow audiences throughout North America from 1958–1969. With over 600 performances, the Red Knight ranks third in RCAF history to today’s ...
Kirkland Lake Remembers
by William A. Glover
“Kirkland Lake Remembers” is a long overdue book, documenting the lives of 202 hometown war heroes. The core 157 soldiers, sailors and airmen are listed on the Kirkland Lake cenotaph where no man is left behind. Meet each of these war heroes; their ...
Marches of the UK and Canadian Forces by Ian Pearson and Jack Kopstein
On the cover of the 1970 record THE VANISHING REGIMENTS, Colonel CH Jaeger OBE made an interesting observation: ‘Be it true or not that old soldiers never die but only fade away, it is absolutely certain that the music connected with soldiering ...
Salty Dips Volume 11
Some things pass. Some things change. Some just stay the same. by Naval Association of Canada - Ottawa Branch
Among sailors, “to spin a dip” means “to tell a story.” The Naval Association of Canada - Ottawa Branch's Salty Dips series carries on this tradition by collecting entertaining and informative stories about the Canadian Navy as it is remembered by ...
Letters to Dad 1939 - 1945 The War Years by Wendy Hamilton and Catherine Pavlik
Dear Bill is, in many ways, a time capsule that illuminates and brilliantly colours the years of 1939-1945 from a uniquely Canadian pioneer perspective. Bill Treadgold was a young man from Kelowna, BC commissioned into the RCAF; while his war ...
Let George Do It
A Flying Officer's Journal by Ralph Carney
Imagine flying over Germany with flak lighting up the dark skies. So it was one night when the crew of the “Let George Do It” Lancaster bomber first experienced the Nazi “scarecrows”, rocket-like devices that burst into flame ahead of their aircraft ...
Our Quarrel with the Foe
Edmonton's Soldiers 1914 - 1918 by Ian Edwards
After the terrible poison gas attack in the Ypres Salient in April 1915, Canadian medical officer John McCrae made a plea to his nation in his poem, “In Flanders Fields”, to hold the torch from fallen hands and take up Our Quarrel with the Foe. ...
The Red Knight
by John Charles Corrigan
The Red Knight is the product of 25 years of meticulous research. It is, arguably, the most comprehensive account ever written about the Canadian Air Force’s legendary solo jet-aerobatics performer. An important part of Canadian aviation history, ...
Scarlet to Green
A History of Intelligence in the Canadian Army 1903-1963 by Major S.R. Elliot
Scarlet to Green details the ‘boom and bust’ cycles of the Canadian Army’s intelligence organization from its inception in 1903 to 1963, the eve of the Integration of the Canadian Armed Forces. The book analyzes the role of intelligence in Canadian ...
Love in the Air
Second World War Letters by Joanne Culley
Love in the Air tells the story of a love that blossoms when an ambitious farm girl from Saskatchewan and a charming musician from Ontario lock eyes one night during a wartime social. But duty soon calls, and with a ring sealing the promise of a ...