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Art and the War

Bobak, Molly Lamb. -- Double duty : sketches and diaries of Molly Lamb Bobak, Canadian war artist. -- Edited by Carolyn Gossage. -- Toronto : Dundurn Press, 1992. -- 156 p.

* Choko, Marc H. -- Canadian war posters, 1914-1918, 1939-1945. -- Laval, Qué. : Méridien / Canada Communication Group, 1994. -- 199 p. -- Also published in French under the title: Affiches de guerre canadiennes, 1914-1918, 1939-1945

Comfort, Charles. -- Artist at war. -- Toronto : Ryerson Press, 1956. -- 187 p.

  • Reprinted: Pender Island, B.C. : Remembrance Books, 1995. -- 197 p.

  • Memoir of one of Canada's foremost war artists

Fochuk, Stephen M. -- Metal canvas : Canadians and World War Two aircraft nose art. -- St. Catharines, Ont. : Vanwell Pub., 1999. -- 191 p.

Larocque, Yves Marcel. -- "La peinture militaire canadienne de la deuxième Guerre mondiale et son aspect surréel". -- Thèse de maîtrise, Université de Montréal, 1985. -- 288 f.

Lynch, Thomas G. ; Lamb, James B. -- Gunshield graffiti : unofficial badges of Canada's wartime navy. -- L.B. Jenson, ill. -- Halifax : Nimbus Pub., 1984. -- 144 p., chiefly ill.

Metson, Graham ; Lean, Cheryl, comps. -- Alex Colville : diary of a war artist. -- Halifax : Nimbus Pub., 1981. -- 159 p.

* Oliver, Dean F. ; Brandon, Laura. -- Canvas of war : painting the Canadian experience, 1914 to 1945. -- Foreword by J.L. Granatstein. -- Vancouver : Douglas & McIntyre ; Ottawa : Canadian War Museum, Canadian Museum of Civilization Corporation, 2000. -- xiii, 178 p. -- Also published in French under the title: Tableaux de guerre : reflets de l'expérience canadienne, 1914 à 1945

  • The catalogue of the outstanding exhibition mounted in the Canadian Museum of Civilization in the millennium year

Robertson, Heather, [comp.] -- A terrible beauty : the art of Canada at war. -- Toronto : J. Lorimer, 1977. -- 239 p.

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