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Banner: From Colony to Country: A Reader's Guide to Canadian Military History

Canadian Military History: An Overview
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Second World War
Aboriginal Peoples

Canadian military authorities actively courted First Nations members as soldiers.


The authors have included the English edition of works if they are available in both French and English. Items marked with an asterisk (*) are known to be available in French. Most titles included in this guide are held by Library and Archives Canada, and many are available for interlibrary loan, both within Canada and abroad.

Gaffen, Fred. -- Forgotten soldiers. -- Penticton, B.C. : Theytus Books, 1985. -- 152 p.

  • Canada's First Nations in both world wars

* Summersby, Janice. -- Native soldiers, foreign battlefields. -- Ottawa : Communications Division, Veterans Affairs Canada, 1993. -- 47 p. -- Also published in French under the title: Soldats autochtones, terres étrangères

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