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Read "The Secret History of Soldiers How Canadians Survived the Great War" by Tim Cook available from Rakuten Kobo. There have been thousands of books on the Great War, but most have focused on commanders, battles, strategy, and tactics. Best Books To Read, Good Books, Gallows Humor, Canadian Soldiers, Coping With Stress, The Secret History, The Grim, Nonfiction, Audio Books

How Canadian soldiers coped with stress on the battlefield in WWI

A genealogist's challenge, beyond researching names, dates, and locations, is to learn how their ancestors lived, worked, played, and fought during wartime.

New book about Toronto’s historic Corktown neighbourhood includes 200 surnames New Books, Good Books, Toronto Neighbourhoods, Surnames, Genealogy, The Neighbourhood, History, Reading, News

New book about Toronto’s historic Corktown neighbourhood includes 200 surnames

One of my most elusive ancestors is Alexander Brown Young, a cork cutter, who immigrated with his family to Montreal from Aberdeen, Scotland in 1855 when he

Courage, Sacrifice and Betrayal: The Story of the Victoria Rifles of Canada, Battalion, in the First World War by Richard Pyves provides a detailed account New Books, Good Books, World War I, Rifles, Wwi, Betrayal, First World, The One, Canada

New book about the men who served in Victoria Rifles of Canada during WWI

Courage, Sacrifice and Betrayal: The Story of the Victoria Rifles of Canada, 60th Battalion, in the First World War by Richard Pyves provides a detailed account

A Distinct Alien Race The Untold Story of Franco-Americans: Industrialization, Immigration, Religious Strife by David G. Vermette and Publisher Baraka Books. Save up to by choosing the eTextbook option for ISBN: The print version of this textbook is ISBN: Seattle Library, Books To Read, My Books, Z Music, Alien Races, How To Speak French, Under The Stars, Book Lists, American History

Untold story of Franco-Americans, industrialization, immigration, religious strife

When a million French Canadians crossed the border from Quebec into the United States between 1840 and 1930, they were cast as foot soldiers in an alleged Roman

Buy Vimy: The Battle and the Legend by Tim Cook and Read this Book on Kobo's Free Apps. Discover Kobo's Vast Collection of Ebooks and Audiobooks Today - Over 4 Million Titles! Dieppe Raid, New Books, Books To Read, Canadian Identity, Canadian Soldiers, National Symbols, Canadian History, Remembrance Day, Penguin Random House

Tim Cook’s ‘Vimy’ wins Dafoe Book Prize

Tim Cook, a historian at the Canadian War Museum in Ottawa and an adjunct research professor at Carleton University, has won the $10,000 J.W. Dafoe Book Prize f

Buy Richmond, Now and Then: An Anecdotal History from the Eastern Townships by Nick Fonda and Read this Book on Kobo's Free Apps. Discover Kobo's Vast Collection of Ebooks and Audiobooks Today - Over 4 Million Titles! Small Towns, Good Books, Audiobooks, Ebooks, This Book, Country Roads, History, Reading, Free Apps

Stories about small-town life in Quebec's Eastern Townships

Books about New France and WWI among Ottawa Book Award finalists Wwi, Ottawa, Genealogy, Good Books, France, Reading, Fictional Characters, Reading Books, Fantasy Characters

Books about New France and WWI among Ottawa Book Award finalists

Bank of Montreal marks anniversary with book Detroit, Bank Of Montreal, First Bank, Old Pictures, Building, Books, Travel, Genealogy, Anniversary

Bank of Montreal marks 200th anniversary with book

Canada's first bank, the Bank of Montreal, is celebrating its 200th anniversary with a book about its history. A Vision Greater than Themselves: The Making

The Historical Society of Alberta has just published the book, Edmonton House Journals, about a period of the Canadian fur trade that took place almost 200 ye House Journal, Fur Trade, Canadian History, Metal Detecting, Hudson Bay, Historical Society, Genealogy, Good Books, Reading

Book tells story of Canadian fur trading in Alberta

The Historical Society of Alberta has just published the book, Edmonton House Journals, about a period of the Canadian fur trade that took place almost 200 ye

Two-volume book tells story of French life in Detroit Genealogy, 18th Century, Detroit, Good Books, French, Reading, Life, French People, Reading Books

Two-volume book tells story of French life in 18th-century Detroit

The French-Canadian Heritage Society of Michigan (FCHSM) has published its first book, the two-volume Le Détroit du Lac Érié. Written in English, the

Sister Soldiers of the Great War: The Nurses of the Canadian Army Medical Corps (Studies in Canadian Military History) The Fog Of War, Zombie Army, University Of Ottawa, Professional Nurse, African American Studies, Canadian Army, Female Soldier, World War One, Military History

Canada’s military nurses during WWI

After years of researching the contributions of Canada's military nurses, former nurse and University of Ottawa professor Dr. Cynthia Toman has written the book

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O, Canada! Summer reading for genealogists 2016

Summer is in full swing. The weather remains hot and steamy in Montreal. So, why not take it easy and read a good book? Here are some books that will interes