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Military Oral History Essays from 2018

These essays were sent to us by Dr. David Zimmerman who conducted the latest Military Oral History course at UVic. From Bonaventure to Iraq: The Evolution of Maritime Aviation within the Royal Canadian Air Force Anthony Auchterlonie April 3, 2018 … Continue reading

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RUSI-VI Newsletter Volume 50, No. 3 – Third Quarter 2018

RUSI-VI Newsletter Volume 50, No. 3 – Third Quarter 2018 available in Portable Document Format (.PDF) FEAR AND DREAD: Russia’s strategy to dismantle North Atlantic and European security cooperation (July 2018) Sea King: Going out with style How China Built … Continue reading

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RUSI-VI Newsletter Volume 50, No. 2 – Second Quarter 2018

RUSI-VI Newsletter Volume 50, No. 2 – Second Quarter 2018 available in Portable Document Format (.PDF) An Arms Race Toward Global Instability Mary Ellis – A Great WW2 Story RCAF Hints at Capabilities that may Guide Future Fighter Acquisition This … Continue reading

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RUSI-VI Newsletter Volume 50, No. 1 – First Quarter 2018

RUSI-VI Newsletter Volume 50, No. 1 – First Quarter 2018 available in Portable Document Format (.PDF) Canada Buys ‘PowerWalk’ Kinetic Energy Harvester Airbus Reveals Future New Fighter Concept The Problem with Military Procurement in Canada is the Military Always Comes … Continue reading

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RUSI-VI Newsletter Volume 49, No. 4 – Fourth Quarter 2017

RUSI-VI Newsletter Volume 49, No. 4 – Fourth Quarter 2017 available in Portable Document Format (.PDF) New special forces uniform a throwback to Second World War Devil’s Brigade Crewing the Asterix Canadian Intelligence Corps Name Reinstated Statement – Exploring Options … Continue reading

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Oral History Essays 2017

These essays were written by University of Victoria students taking history courses where part of the curriculum is to interview veterans and record their personal stories and experience in an oral history essay. Copies of the essays are stored in … Continue reading

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RUSI-VI Newsletter Volume 49, No. 3 – Third Quarter 2017

RUSI-VI Newsletter Volume 49, No. 3 – Third Quarter 2017 available in Portable Document Format (.PDF) Canada’s New Defence Policy: Don’t expect greater capacity, just a more efficient military Air Force Academy Cadet Invents Goo That Can Stop Bullets New … Continue reading

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RUSI-VI Newsletter Volume 49, No. 2 – Second Quarter 2017

RUSI-VI Newsletter Volume 49, No. 2 – Second Quarter 2017 available in Portable Document Format (.PDF) CDS Vows Action on Problems at RMC Two Canadian WW1 Soldiers’ Bodies Discovered in France New Members New Satellite will Enhance CAF Communications Capabilities … Continue reading

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RUSI-VI Newsletter Volume 49, No. 1 – First Quarter 2017

RUSI-VI Newsletter Volume 49, No. 1 – First Quarter 2017 available in Portable Document Format (.PDF) China installs weapons systems on contested islands in South China Def Min Sajjan Looking to Help Ukraine while US Administration Adopts Low Key Approach … Continue reading

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Oral History Essays 2016

We have posted a the Veteran’s Oral History essays from the 2016 Semester. Remembering Yugoslavia The Canadian Military’s Service in the Balkans Courtney Yanta March 31, 2016 “We were dead once we flew into Burma” Chinese Canadians in Force 136 … Continue reading

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