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Science and the War

Avery, Donald H. -- The science of war : Canadian scientists and Allied military technology during the Second World War. -- Toronto : Univ. of Toronto Press, 1998. -- 406 p.

_____. -- "Secrets between different kinds of friends : Canada's wartime exchange of scientific military information with the United States and the USSR 1940-1945". -- Canadian Historical Association, Historical papers = Société historique du Canada, Communications historiques. -- 1986. -- P. 225-253

Bryden, John -- Deadly allies : Canada's secret war, 1937-1947. -- Toronto : McClelland & Stewart, 1989. -- 314 p.

  • Canadian research into chemical and biological warfare

Gold, Lorne W. -- The Canadian Habbakuk project : a project of the National Research Council of Canada. -- Cambridge, England : International Glaciological Society, 1993. -- 323 p.

  • Examines Anglo-Canadian research into sawdust-reinforced ice as a building material for such structures as giant ice aircraft carriers

Mackenzie, C.J. -- The Mackenzie-McNaughton wartime letters. -- Edited by Mel Thistle. -- Toronto : Univ. of Toronto Press, 1975. -- 178 p.

  • Letters exchanged between the head of the National Research Council and its former head, A.G.L McNaughton, who was in command of the 1st Canadian Army in Britain from 1939-1943

Middleton, W.E. Knowles. -- Radar development in Canada : the Radio Branch of the National Research Council of Canada, 1939-1946. -- Waterloo, Ont. : Wilfrid Laurier Univ. Press, 1981. -- 147 p.

No day long enough : Canadian science in World War II. -- Edited by George R. Lindsey. -- [Toronto] : Canadian Institute of Strategic Studies, 1997. -- 274 p.

  • A book of essays edited by the dean of post-war Canadian operational research

Zimmerman, David. -- The great naval battle of Ottawa. -- Toronto : Univ. of Toronto Press, 1989. -- 209 p.

  • Examines the problem of technological development in relation to policy in the Royal Canadian Navy

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