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Personal Treasures

trenchesHave a look at our new commenting section. Personal Treasures is designed to allow you to display your own items of militaria that may have been gathering dust in your basement or attic but which each carry an interesting story.

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Fact Sheets

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FCWM Fact Sheets are short, descriptive papers that provide additional information on many of the artefacts found in the Canadian War Museum. They are useful references for students and adults looking for information.

Volunteers

Volunteers

Come and meet the distinguished group of Volunteers that performs a wide range of duties on behalf of the FCWM in support of Canadian War Museum activities. They come with diverse backgrounds including veterans, educators, parliamentarians, and business people.

Research Papers

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The FCWM Research Papers are in-depth looks at some of the subject matter found within the galleries of the Canadian War Museum. They are provided as reference material for those seeking more detailed information than is currently available in the Museum.

Photo Gallery

Video Memories

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Do you have a video clip that captures a treasured and/or important event in your former military career or association with the military that you would like to share with others? If so, please forward it to fcwm-amcg@friends-amis.org, attention: Mike Braham. Videos currently in the collection may be found HERE.

The "Friends Only” 2017 Adopt-A-Book Campaign

After a successful 2016 campaign, Friends are again sponsoring the Adopt-a-Book campaign for 2017.

The titles the MHRC Library wishes to acquire are listed below.  Interested Friends are invited to indicate on the form below the title they wish to sponsor, together with a second and third choice.  The form should then be forwarded to the Friends office with a cheque.

Alternatively, sponsors may leave the title selection to the Library if their first, second and third choices have already been adopted.   They may also simply leave the selection of the title to the Library in the first instance.

The Library will then acquire the books and inscribe the name of the sponsor on a bookplate in each volume.

It is requested that Friends be cognizant of the desire of other Friends to adopt titles, and thus to restrict their initial adoption to no more than one or two titles.   If all titles are not taken up, then the remaining titles to be adopted will be published in the next edition of The Torch.

ADOPT-A-BOOK ADOPTION FORM 2017               GREEN MEANS ALREADY ADOPTED

Name:

Phone:

Address:

Book Numbers for adoption:

       

Cheque enclosed for:

Please mail form and cheque (payable to Friends of the Canadian War Museum) to the Friends address at 1 Vimy Place, Ottawa, ON KIA 0M8. A tax receipt will be sent.

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Title

Author

Price

1)

In All Respects Ready: Australia's Navy in World War One

David Stevens

 $        70.00

2)

The Terrorists of Iraq: Inside the Strategy and Tactics of the Iraq Insurgency 2003-2014, Second Edition

Malcolm W. Nance

 $        80.00

3)

L.M. Montgomery and War

Andrea McKenzie

 $        30.00

4)

Nursing Through Shot & Shell: A Great War Nurse's Story

Beatrice Hopkinson,   Dr. Vivien Newman

 $        25.00

5)

The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Uniforms of World War I: An expert guide to the uniforms of Britain, France, Russia, America, Germany and Austro-Hungary with over 450 colour illustrations

Jonathan North

 $        40.00

6)

An Illustrated Encyclopedia of Uniforms of World War II: An Expert Guide To The Uniforms Of Britain, America, Germany, Ussr And Japan, Together With Other Axis And Allied Forces

Jonathan North, Jeremy Black

 $        40.00

7)

Coupables d'être étrangères. Le camp des femmes de Kingston, 1939-1943

Andrée Laprise

 $        25.00

8)

The Liberation of the Camps: The End of the Holocaust and Its Aftermath

Dan Stone

 $        35.00

9)

Braddock's Defeat: The Battle of the Monongahela and the Road to Revolution

David L. Preston

 $        30.00

10)

Scandinavia in the First World War: Studies in the War Experience of the Northern Neutrals

Claes Ahlund

 $        50.00

11)

Canada and the United Nations : Legacies, Limits, Prospects

Edited by Colin McCullough and Robert Teigrob

 $        35.00

12)

Disarmament under International Law

John Kierulf

 $        35.00

13)

Growing Up in Armyville: Canada's Military Families during the Afghanistan Mission

Deborah Harrison, Patrizia Albanese

 $        35.00

14)

A Boy from Botwood: Pte. A.W. Manuel, Royal Newfoundland Regiment, 1914-1919

Bryan Davies, Andrew Traficante

 $        20.00

15)

Charlie Foxtrot: Fixing Defence Procurement in Canada

Kim Richard Nossal, Ferry de Kerckhove

 $        30.00

16)

Propaganda and Persuasion: The Cold War and the Canadian-Soviet Friendship Society

Jennifer Anderson

 $        45.00

17)

Double Threat: Canadian Jews, the Military, and World War II

Ellin Bessner

 $        25.00

18)

It Can't Last Forever: The 19th Battalion and the Canadian Corps in the First World War

David Campbell

 $        45.00

19)

The German War: A Nation Under Arms, 1939–1945

Nicholas Stargardt

 $        25.00

20)

Armée Allemande En 1918

Ortholan Henri

 $        30.00

21)

Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War

Mary Roach

 $        25.00

22)

Persuading the People: British Propaganda in World War II

David Welch

 $        30.00

23)

The Historical Archaeology of Military Sites: Method and Topic

Clarence R. Geier, Lawrence E. Babis, Douglas D. Scott

 $        70.00

24)

British Naval Supremacy and Anglo-American Antagonisms, 1914-1930

Donald J. Lisio

 $        65.00

25)

Cloth Maps, Charts and Blood Chits of World War 2

John G. Doll

 $        15.00

26)

Preparing for War: The Emergence of the Modern U.S. Army, 1815–1917

J. P. Clark

 $        40.00

27)

Mapping the Second World War: The history of the war through maps from 1939 to 1945

Peter Chasseaud

 $        35.00

28)

Rediscovering Irregular Warfare: Colin Gubbins and the Origins of Britain’s Special Operations Executive

A. R. B. Linderman

 $        60.00

29)

Le sacrifice de l'aviation royale du Canada - supplément 2

Robert Cantin

 $        75.00

30)

Victoria Crosses on the Western Front - Somme 1916: 1st July 1916 to 13th November 1916

Paul Oldfield

 $        40.00

31)

Amiens 1918: The Last Great Battle

James McWilliams, R. James Steel

 $        15.00

32)

The Birth of the Royal Air Force

Ian Philpott

 $        50.00

33)

British Women's Work During the Great War., with a list of women who died on war service

Anon Anon

 $       20.00

34)

Deeds of Heroes: The Story of the Distinguished Conduct Medal 1854-1993

Matthew Richardson

 $        25.00

35)

Honourable Women of the Great War & the Women's (War) Who's Who

P. Campion

 $        55.00

36)

North Sea Battleground: The War and Sea 1914 - 1918

Bryan Perrett

 $        25.00

37)

Why the Germans Lost: The Rise and Fall of the Black Eagle

Bryan Perrett

 $        35.00

38)

From the Tundra to the Trenches

Eddy Weetaltuk, Thibault Martin, Isabelle St. Amand

 $        35.00

39)

Campaign 1915: Uniforms & Equipment of the British Servicemen in the First World War

Chris Pollendine

 $     120.00

40)

Holocaust Survivors in Canada: Exclusion, Inclusion, Transformation, 1947-1955

Adara Goldberg

 $        25.00

41)

Epitaphs of the Great War: The Somme

Sarah Wearne

 $        15.00

42)

Knitskrieg: A Call to Yarns!: A History of Military Knitting from the 1800s to the Present Day

Joyce Meader

 $        30.00

43)

L'insurrection du Nord-Ouest 1885

Léon Ledieu

 $        30.00

44)

Le Canada français et les conflits contemporains : actes du colloque tenu à l'Université du Québec à Montréal

 

 $        25.00

45)

Canadian Military Post Offices to 1993

Bailey, W.J. and E.R. Toop

 $        30.00

46)

Thundersticks: Firearms and the Violent Transformation of Native America

David J. Silverman

 $        30.00

47)

The Great Leveler: Violence and the History of Inequality from the Stone Age to the Twenty-First Century

Walter Scheidel

 $        35.00

48)

Missionnaires en terre barbelée

Bill Rawling

 $        30.00

49)

L'Alouette en guerre

Bill Rawling

 $        30.00

50)

Brooker's badges of the Canadian army : from 1920 to unification - v.7

Chris Brooker

 $        65.00

51)

The Idea of Canada: Letters to a Nation

David Johnston

 $        25.00

52)

Passchendaele: The Untold Story; Third Edition

Robin Prior, Trevor Wilson

 $        25.00

 

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