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Letters in Wartime

By Kenneth Brown & Stephen Scriver

Allan, a young pilot with the Royal Canadian Air Force, and Moira, an auxiliary worker at Blatchford Field, Edmonton, try desperately to maintain their long-distance relationship, but is the printed word enough to keep love alive in a world turned upside down? This powerful ... Read more

Life Lines

By Christine Welldon

When the USS Truxtun was shipwrecked off the coast of Newfoundland in 1942, Lanier Phillips, an African-American serviceman, was rescued by the people of the town of St. Lawrence. The kindness he received transformed his life and ignited a lasting passion for civil rights. Lanier ... Read more

Loyal Service

Edited by Bernd Horn & Roch Legault
Foreword by J.H.P.M Caron

French Canadians have a long, proud history of serving their nation. From the earliest beginnings, French Canadians assisted in carving out and defending the nascent country. They were critical as defenders and as allies against hostile Natives and competing European powers. ... Read more

Mary's Wedding

By Stephen Massicotte

On the night before her wedding, Mary dreams of a thunderstorm, during which she unexpectedly meets Charlie sheltering in a barn beside his horse. With innocence and humour, the two discover a charming first love. But the year is 1914, and the world is collapsing into a brutal ... Read more

Mobilize!

By Larry D. Rose
Foreword by J.L. Granatstein

Why was Canada not preparing for the Second World War when the rest of the world was ready to meet Hitler’s threats?
Despite Canada’s active participation in the First World War, which many claimed made Canada a nation, the country was almost defenceless in September 1939 ... Read more

New Brunswick and the Navy

By Marc Milner & Glenn Leonard

From the seafaring battles between the British and the French of the 1640s to the privateers of the War of 1812, from the merchant ships of the Second World War to the construction of the corvettes and frigates in the 20th century, New Brunswick has played an important role ... Read more

New Brunswick Rangers in the Second World War

By Matthew Douglass

In 1943, the New Brunswick Rangers were sent to Britain, converted into a heavy weapons support unit, and shipped off to Normandy.

Originating as a 19th century militia, the New Brunswick Rangers were placed on active service for the first time during the Second World War, serving ... Read more

Other Losses

By James Bacque

Other Losses caused an international scandal when first published in 1989 by revealing that Allied Supreme Commander Dwight Eisenhower’s policies caused the death of some 1,000,000 German captives in American and French internment camps through disease, starvation and exposure ... Read more

Pinkerton's and the Hunt for Simon Gunanoot

By Geoff Mynett

Pinkerton's and the Hunt for Simon Gunanoot throws new light on the extensive manhunt for an accused murderer in northern British Columbia in the early 1900s. After a double murder in 1906, Gitxsan trapper and storekeeper Simon Gunanoot fled into the wilderness with his family. ... Read more