A Nation at War, 1939-1945: Essays from Legion Magazine

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Laurier Centre for Military, Strategic and Disarmament Studies, Aug 1, 2004 - History - 270 pages
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A Nation at Warbrings together a collection of sixty-two essays covering all aspects of the Canadian experience in the Second World War. It is a readable and authoritative introduction to both the historical narrative and the interpretive debates by the best selling author of Fields of Fireand Cinderella Army. Published by the Laurier Centre for Military, Strategic and Disarmament Studies and distributed by Wilfrid Laurier University Press.

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Authors Introduction
The Fall Of France
Standing Up To The Blitz

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About the author (2004)

Terry Copp is the director of the Laurier Centre for Military Strategic and Disarmament Studies and a professor emeritus at Wilfrid Laurier University. He is the author or co-author of fourteen books and many articles on the Canadian role in the Second World War, including travel guides to the Canadian battlefields. "Fields of Fire: The Canadians in Normandy" won the 2004 Distinguished Book Award for non-US history from the American Society for Military History.

Matt Symes is a Ph.D. student at Wilfrid Laurier University, where he is studying sport and leisure in the Second World War.

Nick Lachance is a mature student finishing his BA in Honours History at Wilfrid Laurier University. As a research assistant at LCMSDS he manages the digitization of the 300,000 Second World War aerial reconnaissance photographs the center has in its possession. A freelance photographer and photojournalist, many of Lachance's photos appear in this and other LCMSDS publications.

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