A Military History of Canada
Is Canada really “a peaceable kingdom” with “an unmilitary people”? Desmond Morton says no. This is a country that has been shaped, divided, and transformed by war – there is no greater influence in Canadian history, recent or remote.
Through the Cold War, the Gulf War, and after, Canadians had to make difficult decisions about defence and foreign policy, and these events have shaped the country, developing our industries, changing the role of women, realigning our political factions, and changing Canada’s status in the world.
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Review: A Military History of CanadaUser Review - Tom Oman - Goodreads
I was very excited to read this book as Dr Morton is an academic legend around these parts. I had never read a specifically Canadian history of the major conflicts of the last 200 years. This book ... Read full review