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Banner: From Colony to Country: A Reader's Guide to Canadian Military History

Canadian Military History: An Overview
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First World War

Memorials, Monuments and Graves

British Columbia war memorials : an index of names. -- Richmond, B.C. : British Columbia Genealogical Society, 1990. -- 84 p.

Canadian Battlefields Memorials Commission. -- Canadian battlefield memorials. -- Ottawa : King's Printer, 1929. -- 84 p.

Gibson, Edwin ; Ward, G. Kingsley. -- Courage remembered. -- Toronto : McClelland and Stewart, 1989. -- 282 p.

  • Recounts the story behind the construction and maintenance of Commonwealth military cemeteries and memorials for the First and Second World Wars.

Shipley, Robert. -- To mark our place : a history of Canadian war memorials. -- Toronto : NC Press, 1987. -- 200 p.

  • A history of war memorials found in cities, towns and villages all across Canada, with photographs.

Thurston, Arthur. -- A monument speaks : ... and tells the story of its dead. -- Yarmouth, N.S. : A. Thurston Publications, [1989]. -- 397 p.

  • Biographies of those listed on Yarmouth's First World War memorial.

* Wood, H.F. ; Swettenham, John. -- Silent witnesses. -- Toronto : Hakkert, 1974. -- 243 p. -- Also published in French under the title: Témoins silencieux

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