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Details regarding Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry 100th anniversary events, Sept. 7, 2014 in Mississauga

The Autumn 2014 issue of Arms2Arts, the newsletter of the Small Arms Society in Lakeview (Mississauga) can be accessed here: Arms2Arts Fall 2014 Newsletter The newsletter shares the following text – to which I’ve added headings – regarding the Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry 100th anniversary events, which take place Sept. 7, 2014 in Mississauga: […]


When Britain burned the White House

I have an interest in military history including the history of the British empire. My interest in the latter empire stems from the fact that Colonel Samuel Smith, who fought on the British side in the American Revolutionary War, in 1797 built a log cabin a one-minute walk from where I live in Long Branch (Toronto […]


Tecumseh: A Life (John Sugden 1997)

As a follow-up to a recent post about Tecumseh, I’ve borrowed Tecumseh: A Life (1997) from the Toronto Public Library. Given that it came out in 1997, it’s understandable that John Sugden’s book is dated in one aspect of terminology. He uses the term Indians as contrasted to terms, such as First Nations, that are […]