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Canadian Military History: An Overview
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General Military Histories: List

Benedict, Michael, ed. - Canada at war. - Toronto: Viking, 1997. - 368 p.

  • Reprinted articles from Maclean's over the years.

* Canada. Canadian Forces Headquarters. Directorate of History. - The Armed Forces of Canada, 1867-1967: a century of achievement. - D.J. Goodspeed, ed. - Ottawa: Queen's Printer, 1967. - 289 p. - Also published in French under the title: Les forces armées du Canada: un siècle de grandes réalisations

Gaffen, Fred. - In the eye of the storm: a history of Canadian peacekeeping. - Ottawa: Deneau & Wayne, 1987. - 302 p.

Granatstein, J.L.; Bercuson, David J. - War and peacekeeping: from South Africa to the Gulf - Canada's limited wars. - Toronto: Key Porter Books, 1991. - 266 p.

Hitsman, J. Mackay. - Safeguarding Canada, 1763-1871. - Toronto: Univ. of Toronto Press, 1968. - 240 p.

Milner, Marc, ed. - Canadian military: selected readings. - Toronto: Copp Clark Pitman, 1993. - [400] p. - (New Canadian readings)

* Morton, Desmond. - A military history of Canada. - 3rd ed. - Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1992. - 317 p. - Also published in French under the title: Une histoire militaire du Canada, 1608-1991

Preston, Richard A. - Canada and "imperial defense": a study of the origins of the British Commonwealth's defense organization, 1867-1919.- Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press, 1967. - 576 p. - (Duke University Commonwealth-Studies Center; publication number 29)

  • Also published: Toronto: Univ. of Toronto Press, 1967.

* Stacey, C.P., ed. - Introduction to the study of military history for Canadian students. - 6th ed., 4th rev. - [S.l.]: Directorate of Training, Canadian Forces Headquarters, [s.d.]. - 154 p. - Also published in French under the title: Introduction à l'étude de l'histoire militaire à l'intention des étudiants canadiens

  • This short work contains an excellent introduction to Canadian military history and fine sketches of important campaigns and battles.

General Military Histories: Guides 

Bercuson, David J.; Granatstein, J.L. - Dictionary of Canadian military history. - Toronto: Oxford Univ. Press, 1992. - 248 p.

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