Category Archives: Our WFA Chapter

Tim Cook returns to COBWFA Dec. 15

Canada’s award-winning war historian Tim Cook makes a return to the Central Ontario Branch, WFA, to talk about his latest book, The Secret History of Soldiers: How Canadians Survived the Great War.

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Ted Barris tells the Canadian side of the Dam Busters raid

Author Ted Barris was our guest speaker on Saturday, Sept. 22 at the R.S. McLaughlin Armoury in Oshawa. Here is a short interview with him, talking about his latest book Dam Busters: Canadian Airmen and the Secret Raid Against Nazi … Continue reading

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Recruiting now for 2018!

JOIN COBWFA TODAY! Send your membership request today and receive a subscription to our branch magazine, The Maple Leaf.

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Norm Christie calls on remembrance community to band together

Author/Broadcaster Norm Christie spoke at the May 6, 2018 meeting at the R.S. McLaughlin Armoury. In a video interview afterwards, he explains why groups like COBWFA need to join other organizations across the country to urge the government to help … Continue reading

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William F. Stewart, April 28, 2018 meeting

Thanks to author Bill Stewart for a great talk on his new book, Canadians on the Somme. Bill spoke to members at the April 28, 2018 branch meeting, held at the R.S. McLaughlin Armoury.

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What goes on at COWBFA meetings?

Short answer is LOTS! You should consider joining us to meet some very interesting people working on projects about WW1 which they remember 365 days of the year. Here`s a look back to December 3, 2011 Saturday December 3rd, 2011 … Continue reading

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