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A nation's values, cultural and political understandings and growth are often intimately bound to its military history. The Military History Digital Collection contains documents, photographs, and books relating to the topic of military history.

Canadian Military History

Published and archival histories and photographs relating to military service in or for Canada from the late 19th to early 21st century. This collection includes photographs, books, and newspapers.

Sponsored by: The Military Museums; University of London, UK; The War Office Library of Great Britain

Chicksands Collection of Military History

A selection of books from the Chicksands Collection of Military History held at The Military Museums. Obtained from the British Ministry of Defense, the Chicksands Collection consists of items collected by military attachés assigned to British high commissions and consulates, mainly during the inter-war period. Manuals, reports, pamphlets, books and other writings in English, French, Italian, Russian and German provide insight into the development of the military traditions and practices of modern warfare.

More details about the Chicksands Collection

Sponsored by:  The Military Museums

Indigenous-Canadian Military History

This collection brings together published and archival items relating to the rich history of Indigenous-Canadian military experience. It includes badges, crests, flags, medals, pins, plaques, postcards, monuments, and memorials dating from the late 19th to early 21st century.

Sponsored by: The Military Museums; Museums Alberta; Lois Hole Campus Alberta Digital Library

World War I Propaganda

A selection of items from the World War I Propaganda collection, held at The Military Museums, in recognition of the upcoming World War I centenary. This digital collection includes pamphlets and books dating from 1914-1918.

Sponsored by: The Military Museums


Copyright

Every required and appropriate effort has been made to acquire copyright clearances for these materials. For details on conditions of use, see individual objects.

 

 
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