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A national force : the evolution of Canada's army, 1950-2000

Author: Peter Kasurak
Publisher: Vancouver [British Columbia] : UBC Press, Beaconsfield, Quebec : Canadian Electronic Library, [2013] 2013. ©2013
Series: Studies in Canadian military history
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

A groundbreaking reassessment of when, and why, Canada's army broke away from its British imperial roots to become a truly national force.


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Military history
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Kasurak
ISBN: 9780774826419 077482641X 9780774826426 0774826428 9780774826396 0774826398
OCLC Number: 1162370249
Language Note: English.
Awards: Short-listed for C. P. Stacey Prize, Canadian Commission for Military History and the Canadian Committee on the History of the Second World War 2013 (Canada)
Description: 1 online resource (366 pages)
Contents: Introduction --
The 1950's: A Professional Army? --
Soldiers, Civilians, and Nuclear Warfare in the 1960's --
The Army and the Unified Force, 1963-67 --
Trudeau and the Crisis in Civil-Military Relations --
Reform, Regimentalism, and Reaction --
The Plan for a "Big Army" --
The Unified Staff and Operational Difficulties --
Reform and Constabulary Realism --
Series Title: Studies in Canadian military history
Responsibility: Peter Kasurak.
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This book is probably the most exhaustive study of Canadian Army doctrine and development in print. Readers should understand that Kasurak set out to produce a history of the doctrine of the Canadian Read more...

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