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Books on War and Remembrance

Thoughtful books about war and remembrance.

by Kerry Clare


by (author) Douglas Burnet-Smith

War Junk

Munitions Disposal and Postwar Reconstruction in Canada

by (author) Alex Souchen

War: How Conflict Shaped Us

War and the Human Condition

by (author) Margaret MacMillan

Heard Amid the Guns

True Stories from the Western Front, 1914-1918

by (author) Jacqueline Larson Carmichael

Dusty Dreams and Troubled Waters

A Story of HMCS Sackville and the Battle of the Atlantic

by (author) Brian Bowman
illustrated by Richard Rudnicki & Susan Tooke

New Brunswick Rangers in the Second World War

by (author) Matthew Douglass

The Scout

Tommy Prince

by (author) David A. Robertson
illustrated by Scott B. Henderson


The Year That Made Modern Canada

by (author) Ken Cuthbertson

I Can Only Paint

The Story of Battlefield Artist Mary Riter Hamilton

by (author) Irene Gammel

Why We Fight

New Approaches to the Human Dimension of Warfare

edited by Robert C. Engen, H. Christian Breede & Allan English

The Foresters' Scribe

Remembering the Newfoundland Forestry Companies Through the First World War Letters of Regimental Quartermaster Sergeant John A. Barrett

by (author) Ursula A. Kelly

Music in World War II

Coping with Wartime in Europe and the United States

edited by Pamela M. Potter, Christina Baade & Roberta Montemorra Marvin

Canada at War

Conscription, Diplomacy, and Politics

by (author) J.L. Granatstein

Anxious Days and Tearful Nights

Canadian War Wives During the Great War

by (author) Martha Hanna

Liri Valley

Canada's World War II Breakthrough to Rome

by (author) Mark Zuehlke

The Taste of Longing

Ethel Mulvany and Her Starving Prisoners of War Cookbook

by (author) Suzanne Evans

The Captain Was a Doctor

The Long War and Uneasy Peace of POW John Reid

by (author) Jonathon Reid

Girls Need Not Apply

Field Notes From the Forces

by (author) Kelly S. Thompson

Unsung Heroes of the Canadian Army

Incredible Tales of Courage and Daring from the Second World War

by (author) Cynthia J. Faryon

Seven Days in Hell

Canada's Battle for Normandy and the Rise of the Black Watch Snipers

by (author) David O'Keefe

Canada 1919

A Nation Shaped by War

edited by Tim Cook & J.L. Granatstein