Category Archives: Presentations

Tim Cook and The Secret History of Soldiers

Canadian military historian Tim Cook spoke at the Dec. 15, 2018 branch meeting about his latest book, The Secret History of Soldiers: How Canadians Survived the Great War. He also shared his plans for a new book on the Second … Continue reading

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Andy Robertshaw on how we view the Great War

COBWFA favourite Andy Robertshaw made another visit to our branch and talked about looking at the war from the perspective of the time and what it meant to those who fought. He also described his latest project: turning the Hawthorn … Continue reading

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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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Past Meetings

Our meeting Sunday 7 Sep featured author Martin Middlebrook. His work was described here by the Ottawa Citizen.

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