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Laurier Centre for Military, Strategic and Disarmament Studies

The Laurier Centre for Military, Strategic and Disarmament Studies fosters research, teaching, and public discussion of historical and contemporary military and strategic issues. The Centre was founded in 1991 and its research activities are multi-disciplinary, with concentrations on military history and the strategic analysis of defence operations and peacekeeping. LCMSDS has an extensive publications program, specializing in books on various aspects of Canada’s military history and on contemporary strategic questions. In 2010 the Centre launched their new Laurier Military History series. The Centre also publishes the quarterly journal Canadian Military History. Wilfrid Laurier University Press is pleased to partner with LCMSDS to distribute both their books and journal. Visit the Laurier Centre for Military, Strategic and Disarmament Studies website for more information about the Centre.

WLU Press publishes a number of books in the field of military studies. Please visit the subject page for a complete list of titles.

The following books are either published by the Laurier Centre for Military, Strategic and Disarmament Studies and distributed by Wilfrid Laurier University Press or co-published by the Laurier Centre for Military, Strategic and Disarmament Studies and Wilfrid Laurier University Press. They are listed alphabetically by author/editor.

$24.95 paper, 129 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-97834-411-5 • November 2007

1812: A Guide to the War and its Legacy

1812: A Guide to the War and its Legacy

Terry Copp, Matt Symes, Caitlin McWilliams, Nick Lachance, Geoff Keelan, and Jeffrey W. Mott

$34.95 paper, 264 pp.
ISBN: 978-1-926804-13-2 • March 2013

Canadian Battlefields 1915–1918

Canadian Battlefields 1915–1918

Terry Copp

$32.99 paper, 130 pp.
ISBN: 978-1-92680-411-8 • August 2011

A Nation at War, 1939-1945

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

Terry Copp

$29.95 paper, 270 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-96887-505-6 • August 2004

The Canadian Battlefields in Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany

The Canadian Battlefields in Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany: A Visitor’s Guide

Terry Copp, and Mike Bechthold

$39.95 paper, 160 pp.
ISBN: 978-1-92680-402-6 • March 2010

The Canadian Battlefields in Normandy

The Canadian Battlefields in Normandy: A Visitor’s Guide, 3rd edition

Terry Copp, and Michael Bechthold

$39.95 paper, 128 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-97834-414-6 • April 2008

The Canadian Battlefields in Northern France

The Canadian Battlefields in Northern France: Dieppe and the Channel Ports

Terry Copp, and Mike Bechthold

$69.95 paper, 160 pp.
ISBN: 978-1-92680-401-9 • June 2010

A Duffle Bag, Close Friends and Lots of Memories

A Duffle Bag, Close Friends and Lots of Memories: The Photo Diary of Marion Swinton, WRCNS

Michelle Fowler, editor

$12.95 paper, 72 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-97834-418-4 • November 2009

Rescuing a Fragile State

Rescuing a Fragile State: Sierra Leone 2002-2008

Lansana Gberie, editor

$19.95 paper, 134 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-97834-417-7 • April 2009

Vimy Ridge

Vimy Ridge: A Canadian Reassessment

Geoffrey Hayes, editor, Andrew Iarocci, editor, and Mike Bechthold, editor

$26.95 paper, 368 pp.
ISBN: 978-1-55458-227-3 • May 2010

The Selected Papers of Sir Arthur Currie

The Selected Papers of Sir Arthur Currie: Diaries, Letters, and Report to the Ministry, 1917-1933

Mark Humphries

$34.95 paper, 408 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-97834-412-2 • May 2008

Germany’s Western Front

Germany’s Western Front: Translations from the German Official History of the Great War, 1914, Part 1

Mark Osborne Humphries, editor, and John Maker, editor

$95.00 cloth, 500 pp.
ISBN: 978-1-55458-373-7 • April 2013

Germany’s Western Front

Germany’s Western Front: Translations from the German Official History of the Great War, 1915

Mark Osborne Humphries, editor, and John Maker, editor

$85.00 cloth, 462 pp.
ISBN: 978-1-55458-051-4 • 2010

Battle for Life

Battle for Life: The History of No. 10 Canadian Stationary Hospital and No. 10 Canadian General Hospital in Two World Wars

A M Jack Hyatt, and Nancy Geddes Poole

$24.95 paper, 309 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-96887-506-3 • November 2004

I Luoghi Della Battaglia

I Luoghi Della Battaglia: Ortona

Eric McGeer, Matt Symes, and Angela Arnone, A

$14.00 paper, 52 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-97834-416-0 • May 2008

The Canadian Battlefields in Italy

The Canadian Battlefields in Italy: Ortona and the Liri Valley

Eric McGeer, and Matt Symes

$28.00 paper, 112 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-97834-410-8 • May 2007

The Canadian Battlefields in Italy

The Canadian Battlefields in Italy: The Gothic Line and the Battle of the Rivers

Eric McGeer with Matt Symes

$34.95 paper, 140 pp.
ISBN: 978-1-926804-07-1 • April 2010

Leading from the Front

Leading from the Front: The War Memoirs of Harry Pope

William Henry Pope, MC, and David Bercuson

$19.95 paper, 248 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-96887-502-5 • August 2002