Callie Hernandez is a fourth-year history major with a double minor in North American Studies and Archaeology and Heritage Studies at Laurier’s Waterloo campus. Callie is passionate about Canadian history and the preservation and conservation of heritage sites and...
Eyewitness Canada: Armed Convoy Security, West Germany, 1977
Our main exercise was over for another year. The battalion was stumbling around like a bunch of zombies. All we wanted now was to flop down somewhere, anywhere, and wait for the trains to take us back to our base. Our Sergeant came up and told us. “You two are going to take a vehicle back to the staging area.”
Meet the New Managing Editor of ‘Canadian Military History’
We would first like to thank Brittany Dunn for her terrific work as Managing Editor of Canadian Military History. Brittany worked through the pandemic with her usual efficiency and professionalism, and is stepping back to devote more time to her doctoral studies....
Irene Gammel Wins 2020-21 C.P. Stacey Award
Scholar Irene Gammel named winner of the 2020-2021 C.P. Stacey Award for I Can Only Paint: The Story of Battlefield Artist Mary Riter Hamilton.
Off the Cuff, with Quinn Downton
Quinn Downton is a history student in his final year of his undergraduate degree at Wilfrid Laurier University. In the fall, he is beginning his Master of Arts in History, writing a research paper on the transformation of the asylum in late Victorian Britain through...
Off the Cuff, with Megan Hamilton
Originally from Vernon, BC, Megan Hamilton is a social historian of twentieth century Canada. She has a Bachelor of Arts Honours in History from Wilfrid Laurier University, where she was a Research Assistant at the Laurier Centre for the Study of Canada (LCSC). She is...
Off the Cuff, with Meredith Legace
Meredith Legace is a third year Honours student in History at Wilfrid Laurier University. She has worked with the Laurier Centre for the Study of Canada for the last three years, and originally started as a volunteer working on the Through Veterans’ Eyes project under...
Special Issue on the Battle of Hong Kong
For its fall 2021 issue, Canadian Military History has published a special issue to commemorate the Battle of Hong Kong’s eighteenth anniversary. This issue explores various aspects of the battle, its aftermath and its memory.
A Precious Opportunity
In a chapel at the centre of one of the Allied cemeteries in Normandy I came across a simple inscription:
“Think not only upon their passing. Remember the glory of their spirit.”
The Juno Beach Centre is Hiring its 2022 Guide Team!
The Juno Beach Centre is recruiting its 2022 Guide Team! We have 6 positions to be filled for three periods of employment throughout the year. All contracts allow for a substantial professional experience for students in a very unique historical setting. We’re looking for dynamic, fully bilingual students. Sign up today!