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  • With The R.A.F. Over Europe
    Text  Witt, Flying Officer D.T., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 19 Feb 1942, 265-281     One airman's experiences on operations. Remembering the first raids when packages of leaflets were dropped over Germany. The value of the raids as tests of navigation and endurance, and as a morale boost for the work ahead. The change of load from leaflets to explosives. Some personal reminiscences. Some words ...
    Text  Witt, Flying Officer D.T., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 19 Feb 1942, 265-281   One airman's experiences on operations. Remembering the first raids when packages of leaflets were dropped over Germany. The value of the raids as tests of navigation and endurance, and as ...
  • Men Money and Materiel
    Text  Rosengren, Captain Roswell P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 16 Oct 1941, 70-86     Canada and the United States: two nations one by mutuality of free choice. Elements of the speaker's relationship with Canada and Canadians. The views expressed those of the speaker, not of the U.S. War Department. Similarities between Canada and the U.S., in particular with regard to war. The failure of ...
    Text  Rosengren, Captain Roswell P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 16 Oct 1941, 70-86   Canada and the United States: two nations one by mutuality of free choice. Elements of the speaker's relationship with Canada and Canadians. The views expressed those of the speaker, not ...
  • The Moving Finger Writes, But What Does It Write
    Text  Sanderson, Charles R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 30 Apr 1942, 396-407     A review of the past year. How our live are affected by the war. The sanction and enforcement of action resting on public opinion, on the people. An evaluation of Canada's war effort. The kind of world we want after the war. What we mean by a "different world." Conditions ...
    Text  Sanderson, Charles R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 30 Apr 1942, 396-407   A review of the past year. How our live are affected by the war. The sanction and enforcement of action resting on public opinion, on the people. An evaluation of ...
  • Munitions and More Munitions
    Text  Howe, The Honourable C.D., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 24 Apr 1941, 495-508     A discussion of developments in Canada's munitions programme in its endeavour to meet the changing needs of warfare. The importance of the production of munitions. An appreciation of the magnitude of the task. Three great battles in progress after more than eighteen months of war: the Battle of the Mediterranean, ...
    Text  Howe, The Honourable C.D., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 24 Apr 1941, 495-508   A discussion of developments in Canada's munitions programme in its endeavour to meet the changing needs of warfare. The importance of the production of munitions. An appreciation of the magnitude ...
  • St. George and Canada
    Text  Llewellin, Right Hon. Colonel John J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 22 Apr 1943, 491-502     A special joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The St. George's Society of Toronto. St. George and what he stands for in the history of England. Canada's contribution to the war, with specific activities of the Canadian Army, Navy and Air Force. The speaker's experience serving under ...
    Text  Llewellin, Right Hon. Colonel John J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 22 Apr 1943, 491-502   A special joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The St. George's Society of Toronto. St. George and what he stands for in the history of England. Canada's ...
  • The Challenge of Democracy
    Text  McKenzie, Honourable D.G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 22 Feb 1940, 320-333     Canadians making every endeavour for the present, at least, to make our war effort as effective as possible. Seeing to it that the people of Canada understand fully the ideals of Canadian democracy and the circumstances that impelled Canada to mobilize her entire resources and join with the Mother County ...
    Text  McKenzie, Honourable D.G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 22 Feb 1940, 320-333   Canadians making every endeavour for the present, at least, to make our war effort as effective as possible. Seeing to it that the people of Canada understand fully the ideals ...
  • This Democratic Empire
    Text  Bovey, Lieut.-Col. Wilfrid, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 8 Feb 1940, 283-297     Contradictions about the British Empire, for example, the terms "democracy" and "empire." A closer examination of the term British Empire. Different meanings and usage of the term British. The attempt by the Statute of Westminster to explain the British Empire with the words "free association" and "Commonwealth." Scandinavian democratic customs ...
    Text  Bovey, Lieut.-Col. Wilfrid, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 8 Feb 1940, 283-297   Contradictions about the British Empire, for example, the terms "democracy" and "empire." A closer examination of the term British Empire. Different meanings and usage of the term British. The attempt ...
  • On Active Service with the Fighting Forces
    Text  Wemp, Major Bert S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 5 Nov 1942, 139-153     Overseas forces. The Dieppe raid. Pilot Don Morrison of Toronto. Bob Reesor of the Reesor family in Scarborough. A description of some of the aircraft used in the raids: the Halifaxes, the Wellingtons, the Avro-Lancasters, the Beaufighters, Night Fighters, the famous Canadian Demon Squadron, the Spitfire Squadrons, the Mustangs and ...
    Text  Wemp, Major Bert S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 5 Nov 1942, 139-153   Overseas forces. The Dieppe raid. Pilot Don Morrison of Toronto. Bob Reesor of the Reesor family in Scarborough. A description of some of the aircraft used in the raids: the ...
  • With the Prime Minister in Great Britain
    Text  Clark, Gregory, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 23 Sep 1941, 39-53     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club. A humorous relating of the "mixed boos and cheers" incident of the Prime Minister's first contact with the troops overseas. A description of the flight over. The speaker's visits to both Britain and France, three times each, ...
    Text  Clark, Gregory, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 23 Sep 1941, 39-53   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club. A humorous relating of the "mixed boos and cheers" incident of the Prime Minister's first contact with ...
  • A Battalion Commander's Experience in the First Year of the War
    Text  Haldenby, Brigadier Eric W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 10 Oct 1940, 112-128     A very simple account of the first year of the war as experienced by a battalion commander in the First Canadian Division. Arrival on New Year's Eve in England. Stationing at Aldershot, the greatest military settlement in the world. Finding elaborate precautions for air-raids. Taking part in a review of ...
    Text  Haldenby, Brigadier Eric W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 10 Oct 1940, 112-128   A very simple account of the first year of the war as experienced by a battalion commander in the First Canadian Division. Arrival on New Year's Eve in England. Stationing ...
  • What I Have Seen Over There and Over Here
    Text  Baxter, A. Beverley, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 6 Oct 1941, 54-69     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club. The trip from Britain to Canada. Going back again in a few days. The unity and spirit and laughter in Britain, and their profound effect upon the war. Impressions from Britain and the British. Significant changes happening ...
    Text  Baxter, A. Beverley, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 6 Oct 1941, 54-69   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club. The trip from Britain to Canada. Going back again in a few days. The unity and spirit ...
  • What Is Canada's Position in the World Today?
    Text  Keyserlingk, R.W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 6 Mar 1947, 245-255     Canada today in the position of having to adjust her government machinery to the requirements of applied sovereign nationhood simultaneously with the necessity of assuming the unprecedented responsibilities of a nation facing a world in upheaval. Gigantic forces at work reshaping, re-aligning and revising the very foundations of international society. ...
    Text  Keyserlingk, R.W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 6 Mar 1947, 245-255   Canada today in the position of having to adjust her government machinery to the requirements of applied sovereign nationhood simultaneously with the necessity of assuming the unprecedented responsibilities of a ...
  • The Old Country Carries On
    Text  Wrench, Sir Evelyn, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 19 Sep 1940, 81-96     Some introductory remarks about Canada and the spirit of unity the speaker has seen during his current visit. The journey from London. Looking at England from the outside. The unity and spirit of the British people. Everyone pulling their weight, trying to help in every way they possibly can, from ...
    Text  Wrench, Sir Evelyn, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 19 Sep 1940, 81-96   Some introductory remarks about Canada and the spirit of unity the speaker has seen during his current visit. The journey from London. Looking at England from the outside. The unity ...
  • The Present Challenge to Canada
    Text  Rogers, The Honourable Normal McLeod, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 10 Jun 1940, 19-32     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club. "Whilst the meeting was actually in session, the Royal Canadian Air Force bomber, especially chartered to bring Mr. Rogers to Toronto to fulfil his engagement, crashed when nine miles east of Bowmanville, Ontario, at 1:25 p.m. All ...
    Text  Rogers, The Honourable Normal McLeod, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 10 Jun 1940, 19-32   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club. "Whilst the meeting was actually in session, the Royal Canadian Air Force bomber, especially chartered to bring ...
  • Finishing the Job
    Text  Woodside, Willson, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 8 Apr 1943, 456-473     The two prerequisites to our big invasion of Europe now provided: the cleanup of Tunisia and the mighty aerial onslaught against the Luftwaffe, the bases of the Luftwaffe's strength, against German war industry and morale in general. A look back to the beginning of this year, to the great Russian ...
    Text  Woodside, Willson, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 8 Apr 1943, 456-473   The two prerequisites to our big invasion of Europe now provided: the cleanup of Tunisia and the mighty aerial onslaught against the Luftwaffe, the bases of the Luftwaffe's strength, against ...
  • Experience on an Atlantic Convoy
    Text  Hincks, Clarence M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 5 Mar 1942, 295-309     The speaker's mixed emotions on leaving Britain. The journey to Canada on a freighter. A history of the freighter. Submarine raids and five separate attacks during the journey. The experience of being torpedoed in a convoy. Establishing psychological immunity after a single night's experience. The way in which we humans ...
    Text  Hincks, Clarence M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 5 Mar 1942, 295-309   The speaker's mixed emotions on leaving Britain. The journey to Canada on a freighter. A history of the freighter. Submarine raids and five separate attacks during the journey. The experience ...
  • Canada
    Text  Bennett, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 13 Oct 1942, 120-138     A joint meeting of the Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club. Some of the impressions of the speaker with respect to the Empire affairs and with respect to Canada and its relation to the Empire. The misunderstandings of the position of Canada and the other Dominions within the ...
    Text  Bennett, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 13 Oct 1942, 120-138   A joint meeting of the Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club. Some of the impressions of the speaker with respect to the Empire affairs and with respect to ...
  • The Development of Army Equipment
    Text  Hahn, Major James E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 28 Jan 1943, 318-330     An examination of how the enemy planned his development programme and what has been accomplished. A brief summary of some of the equipment used by the enemy in order to shed light upon the policy he has adopted. Topics covered include: small arms equipment; rifle; standard and sub-machine guns; trench ...
    Text  Hahn, Major James E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 28 Jan 1943, 318-330   An examination of how the enemy planned his development programme and what has been accomplished. A brief summary of some of the equipment used by the enemy in order to ...
  • Canada and the Empire of Tomorrow
    Text  Murray, Major Gladstone, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 14 Oct 1943, 32-49     A stage in the war when the future must be considered. Justification now for certain conclusions; the victory of the United Nations assured; the collapse of Germany; the reduction of Japan; afterwards, a period of uncertainty. A discussion proceeds under the following headings: The German Problem; Hitler; Episode Two; Dodging ...
    Text  Murray, Major Gladstone, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 14 Oct 1943, 32-49   A stage in the war when the future must be considered. Justification now for certain conclusions; the victory of the United Nations assured; the collapse of Germany; the reduction of ...
  • An Address By His Excellency, Viscount Alexander of Tunis
    Text  Alexander of Tunis, His Excellency, Viscount, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 3 Oct 1946, 8-14     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The speaker's travels across Canada over the last six months. The basic industries he has visited. Being impressed by the mechanical efficiency by which Canada deals with the rich resources of the country and by ...
    Text  Alexander of Tunis, His Excellency, Viscount, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 3 Oct 1946, 8-14   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The speaker's travels across Canada over the last six months. The basic industries he has ...
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