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Reading: Dr. William F. Stewart

Here we present some books by Dr. William F. Stewart on the First World War which members might want in their reading library: Hardest Battle: The Canadian Corps and the Arras Campaign, 1918 – Dr. William F. Stewart Canadians on … Continue reading

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Reading: Military Theory

As a follow-on to the luncheon presentation by Colonel Oliviero, we present this list of books on Military Theory that members may want to consider adding to their own reading library: Strategia – Charles S. Oliviero On War – Carl … Continue reading

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Reading: Mark Zuehlke

Here we present a list of military history books by Mark Zuehlke books covering the Second World War, First World War, The Interwar Period, and The War of 1812. Members may find these of interest to add to their own reading … Continue reading

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Strategia: A Primer on Theory and Strategy for Students of War

Colonel (Retired) Chuck Oliviero War fascinates us, but what do we really know about its nature? Strategia is the product of Colonel Oliviero’s decades-long intellectual quest to address this fundamental query. His work offers both the serious student and the … Continue reading

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The Hardest Battle: The Canadian Corps and the Arras Campaign 1918 – Dr. Bill Stewart

The Canadian Corps’ Second Arras campaign in 1918 was its most significant operational assignment of the war. More pivotal than Vimy, Passchendaele, or Amiens, its task was to smash through a 15-kilometre fortified zone including the formidable DQ Line and … Continue reading

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Presentation: Afghanistan 20 Years On – Jamie Hammond – 14 SEP 22

Col (Ret’d) Jamie Hammond is currently an Associate Faculty member at Royal Roads University and was a candidate in the 2019 federal election for Esquimalt-Saanich-Sooke. Previously he was Assistant Deputy Minister International Competitiveness and Strategy in the BC Public Service … Continue reading

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RUSI-VI Newsletter Volume 54, No. 3 – Third Quarter 2022

RUSI-VI Newsletter Volume 54, No. 2 – Second Quarter 2022 is available in portable document format (.PDF) Contents President’s Message June 8th, 2022, RUSI VI Meet and Greet at Bay Street Armoury The Modern Cannons That May Make the Difference … Continue reading

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The Ukraine Conflict and Alleged War Crimes

One cannot follow the main-stream media about the Russo-Ukrainian War without the constant reference to “war crimes,” more often than not without any further analysis. The format tends to carry a byline that claims “experts say,” which is then followed … Continue reading

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RUSI-VI Newsletter Volume 54, No. 2 – Second Quarter 2022

RUSI-VI Newsletter Volume 54, No. 2 – Second Quarter 2022 is available in portable document format (.PDF) Contents President’s Message RUSI NS – Security Affairs Committee Synopsis Ukraine war highlights the Canadian military’s urgent need for a lifeline Three Ways … Continue reading

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Remotely Operated Platform for Ocean Sciences (ROPOS) ROV – Doug Bancroft

From Global Science to Recovering Helicopters in the Arctic Doug is currently President and CEO of the Canadian Scientific Submersible Facility (CSSF). The CSSF operates state-of-the-art Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROV). It has supported Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO), Natural … Continue reading

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