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Contact! The Canadian Army Tactical Training Wargame 1980
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The Canadian Army Tactical Training Wargame (1980).
The wargame accurately models the potential battles in Europe between the Canadian Army and the advancing Soviets.
In addition to... More > being fun to play, CONTACT aimed to be worthwhile training in
Canadian and Soviet combined armed tactics
Weapons capabilities and effects
The correct employment of indirect fire, such as artillery and mortars
The use of terrain
The use of smoke
The use of obstacles.
This version has been updated by John Curry to include:
weapon cards for British and American vehicles
Canadian Army ORBAT for 1980s
Introductory notes comparing these rules with the 1979 WRG version
Extensive detailed notes on Soviet tactics 1950 - 2000< Less
The U.S. And Canadian Army Strategies: Failures In Understanding
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Organizational conception and business practice share much in common with military strategy. The two areas of study have had a mutually supportive relationship for decades. Particularly since the... More > commencement of the 20th century, the business community has borrowed freely from and refined military thinking. This practice has been in large part credited with the enormous success of the industrial expansion of the United States and Canada. Many of today’s multicorporations gained global prominence from adopting and employing military concepts and people. But the phenomenon has not been altogether one-sided. Since the 1970s, the military profession has, in turn, embraced organizational thinking and business practices. This paper will focus on the military’s attempt to assimilate aspects of management and organizational theory, as well as business experience, to bring direction and meaning to its present and future placement in the 21st century.< Less
Reconnaissance and Surveillance Operations
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B-GL-394-002/FP-001 Reconnaissance Operations is designed to assist personnel employed in reconnaissance activities throughout the tactical domain. It will also enable commanders, their staff and... More > subordinate commanders to understand the principles of
reconnaissance operations in order to employ allotted or integral reconnaissance assets effectively. This manual outlines the roles, tasks, characteristics, employment, and command and control of reconnaissance forces.< Less
In Chariots of Iron: The Personal Adventures of a Soldier In a Canadian Armoured Brigade During World War II
In Chariots of Iron is the personal memoir of Corporal Ray W. Lane, an Alberta boy, during WW II in the Canadian Army. It begins with his training on Vancouver Island, an eye-opening view of army... More > life in Eastern Canada and Britain and bloody front-line experience in Normandy and Northern Europe. Indeed, Corporal Lane got an unwelcome promotion to crew commander of his Sherman tank when the former crew commander suffered a fatal head wound.
After V-E day, there is a period of re-adjustment to civilian life. The author describes the smell of the tank’s diesel fumes mingled with the smell of a friend’s blood as it dripped on the tank’s hot transmission and cooked. After the War, Lane could smell this mixture whenever he was near a diesel-powered vehicle.< Less
The "People Power" Education Superbook: Book 40. Government Guide, Government Job Guide (Federal – State – County – Municipal - World Government Websites, Government Sales – Grants - Jobs, Canadian Government)
The government is huge as the primary decision-maker and economic power of any country, province, state, county, city, town or village but there are no books offering basic, generic government... More > information except for a few big ones by Gale Group and other reference book publishers selling for hundreds of dollars each.
This is a resource book with some explanations in it but that's not the priority. The priority is resources.
For most government information, look through your local phonebook in four separate government sections:
Government books at the library are as follows:
350. Public Administration.
351. Central governments.
352. Local governments.
353. U.S. federal and state governments.
354. Other central governments.
355. Military administration.
356. Foot forces, army, marines, etc.
357. Mounted forces.
358. Armored, technical, air, space.
For the Library of Congress System, try G7212 at the library.< Less
Yorkton's Gunners: The Story of the 64th (Yorkton) Field Battery
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A history of the 64th Field Battery, Royal Canadian Artillery, from its origins as The Yorkton Regiment to its role in the War on Terror. The book places the battery in historical context, examining... More > the development of artillery during the First World War, and the expansion of the military in Saskatchewan. The book contains over 150 photographs (most from private collections) and depicting uniforms, vehicles and insignia of the unit. "This attractive publication may well be described as two books in one. While it would obviously appeal to the residents of this Saskatchewan community...in a larger sense Yorkton's Gunners provides interesting and informative insight into the development of field artillery in Canada and the challenges faced by the Militia since the end of the First World War. For those readers who enjoyed George Blackburn's classic accounts of his experience as an artillery officer in Normandy and beyond, I would recommend this book as a worthy adjunct." (Les Peate, Esprit de Corps Magazine)< Less
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A history of the 10th Battalion Calgary Highlanders Association Heritage Section covering the period from 1995 to 2006. 98 pages, 200+ full colour photos and illustrations, covering local and... More > international events including the National Commemoration of the 60th Anniversary of D-Day in Ottawa in 2004, the National Commemoration of the 60th Anniversary of VE-Day in Ottawa in 2005, and the Edmonton Tattoo in July 2006.
Chapters include an introductory chapter describing the history of military reenactment, a history of 20th Century Reenactment, and a history of military reenactment in Canada.
Other chapters focus on the Calgary Highlanders Heritage Section, and their progress from mounting sentry at regimental mess dinners in 1995 to providing a 12 man team as the core component of the Edmonton Tattoo in 2006.
Over 200 full colour photos and illustrations provide a wealth of information for First World War, Second World War, and Korean War reenactors and living historians. ISBN 978-0-9782646-6-6< Less
Tactical Wargamer's Journal Issue 3 (eBook)
Issue 3 is intended as a guide for gamers to understanding the role of the British and Commonwealth forces in Northwest Europe during 1944-45. The issue features a high-level campaign overview... More > illustrated with full colour maps, a complete breakdown of all divisions and independent brigades of the 21st Army Group, a study of the Canadian infantry battalion organization, an analysis of how British soldiers are portrayed in wargames, a listing of all AFVS used by 21st Army Group with types, variants, and roles explained. Also an article on nationalities in the ASLSK with a scenario set during Operation CHARNWOOD. The issue should appeal to fans of Combat Mission, ASL, Flames of War, or any tactical game system who struggles in differentiating between the multiple types of British tanks and AFVs, wants to put the smaller skirmishes into the larger context of the battles and campaigns that shaped the war in Europe, or who wants to know more about the divisions and brigades that made up the 21st Army Group< Less
'C' Force Decorations, Medals, Awards and Honours
The book documents the decorations, medals, awards and honours including citations given to soldiers of the Canadian Army that fought at the Battle of Hong Kong, December 1941. Following the battle... More > they became Prisoners of War of the Japanese from January 1942 until August 1945.< Less