Category: War and Society
The Chancellors’ Challenge: An Introduction

The Chancellors’ Challenge: An Introduction

The Chancellors’ Challenge is an innovative cross-listed North American Studies and Political Science course run in cooperation with the Laurier Centre for the Study of Canada and the Laurier Library. Senior undergraduate students engaged in collaborative,...

Chancellors’ Challenge: Defence Spending

Chancellors’ Challenge: Defence Spending

The Chancellors’ Challenge is an innovative cross-listed North American Studies and Political Science course run in cooperation with the Laurier Centre for the Study of Canada and the Laurier Library. Senior undergraduate students engaged in collaborative,...

Canada in Italy by Terry Copp

Canada in Italy by Terry Copp

Eighty Years Ago the Allied Armies invaded Italy, the so-called “soft underbelly” of Fortress Europe. What followed was twenty months of hard fighting. Canada’s Citizen Army participated in this fighting – and would go on to play a vital role in the liberation of...

Armed Convoy Security, West Germany, 1977

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...