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From Colony to Country - War of 1812 - Troops and Traditions - Armies, Regiments, Soldiers and Uniforms

Type: Document

A brief listing of books and articles about the armies, regiments, soldiers and uniforms of the War of 1812. Includes British and American publications, with references to the Royal Newfoundland Regiment, the Regiment de Watteville, the 104th Regiment of Foot, the New Brunswick Regiment, and the New Brunswick Fencibles. This bibliography is part of "From Colony to Country: A Reader's Guide to Canadian Military History."

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From Colony to Country - Canadian Military History: An Overview - Government and the Military - Defence and Military Policy

Type: Document

A bibliography of French and English resources dealing with Canadian defence policy and military policy. This resource is part of "From Colony to Country: A Reader's Guide to Canadian Military History."

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Canada and the First World War - War Diaries - Frequently Asked Questions

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On August 6, 1914, a grateful Empire sent word requesting that Canada's offer of soldiers be "dispatched as soon as possible." Presents an overview of the formation of new Canadian military units to help Britain fight the First World War.

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War Diaries of the First World War - Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF)

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This database contains the digitised War Diaries of the Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF) units. War diaries are not personal diaries, but historical records of a unit's administration, operations, and activities during World War I.

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From Colony to Country - War of 1812 - Art, Music and Literature - Pictorial Works

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Annotated listing of works pertaining to or containing a pictorial history of the War of 1812. Part of the National Library website "From Colony to Country: A Reader's Guide to Canadian Military History."

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Canada and the First World War - War Diaries - Passchendaele (The 3rd Batlle of Ypres)

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Summarizes the third battle of Ypres, called Passchendaele. Includes a map, photos and a link to Archivianet's War Diary Database.

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Through a Lens: Dieppe in Photography and Film - Timeline - Across the Channel

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The troops board the landing ships that are to transport them across the English Channel to Dieppe. To ensure their safe passage, warships and planes escort them. Provides a timeline of key events.

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From Colony to Country - Canadian Military History: An Overview - General References - General Military Histories: List

Type: Document

Bibliography and brief descriptions of resources, including reports, guides, and periodicals, which provide a general overview of military history. Many of these resources were published by or for the armed forces. This resource is a section of "From Colony to Country: A Reader's Guide to Canadian Military History."

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Canada and the First World War - War Diaries - Evolution of the Canadian Corps

Type: Document

Provides resources for information not available through the War Diaries collection. Includes information on the Newfoundland Regiment at the Somme, origins of battle names, copyright guidelines for documents in the War Diaries, and a useful glossary of terms and abbreviations appearing in the diaries.

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Attestation Papers of the Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF) - Soldiers of the First World War (1914-1918)

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The CEF database is an index to personnel records of Canadians enlisted in the Canadian Expeditionary Force during World War I. The personnel files are held by the National Archives.

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