Photograph's from Canada's War

Although Canada had only three official war photographers, they produced a remarkable body of work - just a small portion of which was put on display in London in January 1919.

Reproductions of the Documents of Surrender

This portfolio was given to L.T. Bradley by the National War Finance Committee. It includes reproductions of the documents of surrender from Lüneburg, Rheims, Berlin, and Tokyo. It also has photographs of the signings, accompanied with short paragraphs describing the scenes.

The Manitoba Veteran

The Manitoba Veteran was published by the Great War Veteran Association following the First World War. It mostly covered political and military news in Manitoba, but occasionally touched on national and global stories.

Awarded Medals - K.F. Ettinger

Karl Fredrick Ettinger enlisted in the Canadian Over-Seas Expeditionary Force in 1916 as a student of Queen's University. For his efforts in the war, he received two medals from the Minister of National Defence.

In Memoriam 1939-1945

This booklet was published following the end of World War Two, to be used during a memorial service. It includes prayers, a brief history of the regiment, and the 'Roll of Honour'.

Holland and the Canadians

For most of the Second World War, Holland was under Nazi occupation. Due to its much smaller army, the country was quickly overrun by the Germans in 1940. Canada was deeply involved in the liberation of Holland from Nazi control, as well as during the reconstruction period by providing financial aid and physical resources. This book was intended to commemorate the achievements of the Canadian Army and to strengthen the relationship between the two nations.

La Guerre des Nations

La Guerre des Nations (The War of Nations) was published in 1915 as an illustrated souvenir of the Great War, specifically the role of Canada and Canadians. This edition features photographs of soldiers from all over the world, including Turkey, Egypt, and India, 

La Bataille de Grande-Bretagne

La Bataille de Grande-Bretagne (The Battle of Great Britain) was published by the British Air Ministry to commemorate victims of the air raids. This book includes both real photographs and artistic depictions, in order to better illustrate the conditions in Europe during the First World War.

Album de la Grande Guerre

Published by the French-Canadian Recruitment Committee, this book of images shows the conditions of Canadian soldiers in France and Belgium during the First World War. They used both real photographs and artistic recreations to highlight the severity of  destruction and the impact of the war on civilians.

Special Troop Train No.8

Mr. J.H. Hathaway of the Y.M.C.A. provided assistance on a troop train from Halifax to Toronto following demobilization. The group travelling on troop train No.8 was so grateful for his service that they sent Mr. Hathaway a letter with their signatures, and he also received praise from the Y.M.C.A.