Biographical

The Virtual Museum library is a collection of reference material, including photographs, relating to Canada’s military services.

Resources

Karen Bailey: War Artist

Karen Bailey: War Artist

TITLE: Karen Bailey: War Artist Author: Karen Bailey Publisher:     During the Canadian mission in Afghanistan an artist, Karen Bailey, was sent to the Roles 3 Multinational Medical Unit (R3 MMU) through the DND war artist program. She created a...

A Man for All Seasons: Honorary Colonel Arthur Richard

A Man for All Seasons: Honorary Colonel Arthur Richard

TITLE: A Man for All Seasons: Honorary Colonel Arthur Richard (Dick) Cecil Butson, GC, OMM, CStJ, CD, MB, BChir, MD, FRCS(Eng.), FRCS(C), FACS, QHS Author: John Blatherwick Former Naval Person Publisher:     Dick Butson was born in Hankow, China,...

Major Thomas Lyon, CAMC

Major Thomas Lyon, CAMC

TITLE: Major Thomas Lyon, CAMC Author: Maj (Retd) Dan Lyon Publisher:     Only six of the 94 Canadian Army Medical Corps personnel on board His Majesty’s Hospital Ship Llandovery Castle survived its torpedo sinking in March 1918. One of the...

World War I

The Sling No2

The Sling No2

TITLE: The Sling No2. A Little Journal Author: Publisher: Published by the Boys of a Canadian Field Ambulance on Active Service (1917)     The publication is an example of the many “trench journals” published during WWI.

Pre World War II

Canadian Medical Unit War Diaries

Canadian Medical Unit War Diaries

TITLE: Canadian Medical Unit War Diaries Author: Publisher:     The Canadian Great War Project has compiled a list of Canadian medical unit war diaries. Click here to view the list of units.

Korea

Though some insist it should be referred to as the “Korean Conflict” or a police action because the participants never officially declared “war,” there are few veterans who would disagree that the fighting in Korea between 1950 and 1953 was as bitter as any war.

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Decades of Change

Letters from Sarajevo

Letters from Sarajevo

TITLE: Letters from Sarajevo Author: Colonel Peter Green, CD, MD Publisher:     Twenty years after servicing a six-month tour as IFOR Theatre Surgeon in Bosnia-Herzegovina, former FMC Command Surgeon, Colonel Peter Green has agreed to share some...