Recent Publications

This is a list of recent publications covering a range of Engineer topics.

  • Boats at Arnhem and Other Stories
    Author: John Silz

    This is a collection of ten articles and essays on the engineers and signals of World War II. The subjects range from the engineer’s view of the Battle of Arnhem to the viewpoint of the Royal Canadian Signals during the surrender of the...

  • Cover of the book "In The Mood For Peace"
    The Story of the Izzy Doll
    Author: Phyllis Wheaton

    In the Mood for Peace; the Story of the Izzy Doll is not just about the Izzy Doll phenomenon. It is also about a Peacekeeper, his family, his troop, and his country. It is about post-traumatic stress, corruption, good luck and divine...

  • Cover - Clearing the Way
    Combat Engineers in Kandahar
    Author: Mark Gasparotto

    This is the story of the men and women of 23 Field Squadron – Op Archer Roto 2, comprising soldiers, sailors and airmen drawn from across the Canadian Forces and beyond. The intent of this book is to mesh their very personal stories...

  • Cover - One Hundred Years of Military Mapping 1903 - 2003
    Author: John C. Sinclair

    The Mapping and Charting Establishment has had other names in it's history, but this small, highly skilled and essential organization is as old as the Army itself and predates the Canadian Navy and Air Force. It is easy to see in the...

  • Cover - The Storm Boat Kings
    The 23rd R.C.E. at Arnhem, 1944
    Author: John Silz

    When dawn arrived on September 26th 1944, Lieutenant Russ Kennedy of the 23rd Field Company, Royal Canadian Engineers, found himself on the wrong side of the Rhine River in a storm boat with an engine that wouldn’...

  • Railing logs in Scotland
    Its Inception, Development and Achievements
    Author: Rev C.W. Bird & Lt. J. B. Davies

    This book tells the story of the Canadian Forestry Corps during the First World War.  There are a number of illustrations of logging operations in Scotland and in the Aquitaine region of France.  

    The Forestry Corps was...

  • Author: MEAC DeCoste

    Names also at: VAC’s Virtual Memorial

  • Author: MEAC

    • Original in St Paul’s Cathedral, London • Numerous B&W copies • Names also at: VAC’s Virtual Memorial

  • Author: Holmes

    On display in CFSME Names also at: VAC’s Virtual Memorial

  • Author: Nicholson

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