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Terry Copp

Terry Copp is the director of the Laurier Centre for Military Strategic and Disarmament Studies and a professor emeritus at Wilfrid Laurier University. He is the author or co-author of fourteen books and many articles on the Canadian role in the Second World War, including travel guides to the Canadian battlefields. Fields of Fire: The Canadians in Normandy won the 2004 Distinguished Book Award for non-US history from the American Society for Military History.

Matt Symes is a PhD candidate at Wilfrid Laurier University. He works as the publications manager for the Laurier Centre for Military Strategic and Disarmament Studies and as the online editor for canadianmilitaryhistory.ca. With Eric McGeer, Matt has published three Battlefield Guides on the Italian Campaign in the Second World War.

Nick Lachance is a mature student finishing his BA in Honours History at Wilfrid Laurier University. As a research assistant at LCMSDS he manages the digitization of the 300,000 Second World War aerial reconnaissance photographs the center has in its possession. A freelance photographer and photojournalist, many of Lachance’s photos appear in this and other LCMSDS publications.

Books by Terry Copp

Montreal at War, 1914-1918

by (author) Terry Copp
with Alexander Maavara

Canadian Battlefields of the Second World War

Dieppe, D-Day, and the Battle of Normandy

by (author) Terry Copp & Matt Baker

Canada's Dream Shall Be of Them

Canadian Epitaphs of the Great War

by (author) Eric McGeer
foreword by Terry Copp
photographs by Steve Douglas

Canadian Battlefields of the First World War

A Visitor's Guide

by (author) Terry Copp, Nick Lachance, Caitlin McWilliams & Matt Symes
edited by Mark Humphries

1812

A Guide to the War and its Legacy

by (author) Terry Copp, Matt Symes, Caitlin McWilliams, Nick Lachance, Geoff Keelan & Jeffrey Mott

Montgomery’s Scientists

Operational Research in Northwest Europe

edited by Terry Copp

The Canadian Battlefields in Northern France

Dieppe and the Channel Ports

by (author) Terry Copp & Mike Bechthold

Canadian Battlefields 1915–1918

A Visitor’s Guide

by (author) Terry Copp, Matt Symes & Nick Lachance

The Canadian Battlefields in Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany

A Visitor’s Guide

by (author) Terry Copp & Mike Bechthold

1st Canadian Radar Battery 1944–45

introduction by Terry Copp

The Canadian Battlefields in Italy: Sicily and Southern Italy

Sicily and Southern Italy

by (author) Eric McGeer, Terry Copp & Matt Symes

The Canadian Battlefields in Normandy

A Visitor’s Guide

by (author) Terry Copp & Mike Bechthold

Cinderella Army

The Canadians in Northwest Europe, 1944-1945

by (author) Terry Copp

A Nation at War, 1939–1945

Essays from Legion Magazine

by (author) Terry Copp

Fields of Fire

The Canadians in Normandy

by (author) Terry Copp

Montgomery's Scientists

Operational Research in Northwest Europe

edited by Terry Copp

Battle Exhaustion

Soldiers and Psychiatrists in the Canadian Army, 1939-1945

by (author) Terry Copp & Bill McAndrew