Recent Publications

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

  • Toward Life's Sunset - Cover
    A Memoir by J. Ralph De Coste

    My memoire, "Toward Life's Sunset," includes my family history, my military career including service in Korea and later years; my married life of over 63 years with Eva (Besse) De Coste, my military career and my civilian career with...

  • 50 Years of Airborne Sappers - Cover

    LCol D.J.J. Foreman, OMM, CD (Ret'd) has just published his second coffee table book “50 Years of Airborne Sappers” that you can see by clicking ...

  • Cover from an Original Painting by John Wynne Hopkins B .Ed. , G.Av.A. Militiary Aviation Artist John is a consummate Military Aviation Artist who served in the Rhodesian African Rifles during the Zimbabwe Independence conflict. His first commissions were for the 1st Battalion, Rhodesian Light Infantry, and the 1st Battalion, Rhodesian African Rifles.  John returned to Wales in 1982 where he taught as head of a school art department prior to early retirement to paint professionally.
    A Sapper's Poems and Short Stories
    Author: Major Bruce Sand, CD (Ret'd)

    As a military engineer officer, I served my entire working life as a soldier. It may seem odd to the reader that this limited-edition book is a collection of poems and short stories.  Most retired military authors write biographies,...

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    Le Corps Forestier Canadien du Groupe de Bordeaux Ou le plus important déploiement en France 1917 – 1919
    Author: David Devigne

    Avant-propos du major-général Sylvain Sirois​:

    Inspirant, divertissant, nécessaire.  Cet ouvrage, le résultat d'années de recherche, nous permet de découvrir un autre volet de la Grande Guerre.  Il y a bien sûr des...

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    The Adventures of Gerry Andrews
    Author: Jay Sherwood

    This is the story of LCol Gerald Smedley Andrews, a well-known RCE surveyor and mapper.  His Last Post entry has a...

  • Cover: Foundations by Tim Bermingham
    Author: Tim Bermington

    "Foundations" tells, in the authentic voice of the man who lived them, tales of the colourful men who worked for and with Bermingham Construction in the years from its founding in 1897 to the beginning of the Second World War.Bermingham...

  • Book cover - Two Years Below the Horn: Operation Tabarin, Field Science, and Antarctic Sovereignty, 1944-1946
    Operation Tabarin, Field Science, and Antarctic Sovereignty, 1944-1946
    Author: Major Andrew Taylor, CD

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    In "Two Years Below the Horn," engineer Andrew Taylor vividly recounts his experiences and accomplishments during Operation Tabarin, a landmark British expedition to...

  • Tracks to the Trenches:  Canadian Railway Troops in the Great War (1914 - 1919)
    Canadian Railway Troops in the Great War (1914 - 1919)
    Author: David Guay

    This is the untold story about the Canadian Railway Troops who built, maintained and operated the standard gauge and light railways, the supply routes to the front lines during The Great War — World War I.

    David Guay discusses...

  • Cover of "Yet Another River to Cross"
    The Royal Canadian Engineers in the Italian Campaign 1943-1945
    Author: Malcolm Hamilton

    Malcolm Hamilton, the son of an RCE major who served in throughout the Italian Campaign, wrote this book with the help of other distinguished Sappers as a way to bring the oft forgotten feats of bravery by RCE officers and men to the...

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    Cartography in the Twentieth Century
    Author: Edited by Mark Monmonier

    Much of this volume, published in two parts, covers the extensive mapping projects completed by the Canadian military over the past century. The book was compiled at the University of Chicago with input from Earl Schaubel and David...