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  • Britain and Canada—Brothers In Arms
    Text  Birkett, The Honourable Mr. Justice, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 1 Jun 1942, 1-11     Reference to the thousand bombers that were over Cologne last night. Canadian soldiers in England. The British spirit. The Home Guard in Britain. Eleven campaigns fought during the last two and a half years by the armies of Britain and the Commonwealth. Axis propagandists and what they are saying. The ...
    Text  Birkett, The Honourable Mr. Justice, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 1 Jun 1942, 1-11   Reference to the thousand bombers that were over Cologne last night. Canadian soldiers in England. The British spirit. The Home Guard in Britain. Eleven campaigns fought during the last two ...
  • Some Experiences as a Medical Officer with the Royal Army Medical Corps
    Text  Markowitz, Dr. Jacob, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 17 Oct 1946, 27-41     What World War II was all about. World War II as a religious war. What we fought for: to establish the sanctity of the human personality; our right of free speech; the right to govern ourselves. Such principles peculiarly British, and how that is so. What the British have done ...
    Text  Markowitz, Dr. Jacob, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 17 Oct 1946, 27-41   What World War II was all about. World War II as a religious war. What we fought for: to establish the sanctity of the human personality; our right of free ...
  • 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 ...
  • The Approaching Climax
    Text  Reade, John Collingwood, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 1 Mar 1945, 311-327     The task of defeating Germany. The effect which war has had on the peoples most nearly affected by it, including the men of our own fighting services overseas and those of our allies. Adjustments to be made. The conditions in Europe, and what they will be after the war. The ...
    Text  Reade, John Collingwood, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 1 Mar 1945, 311-327   The task of defeating Germany. The effect which war has had on the peoples most nearly affected by it, including the men of our own fighting services overseas and those ...
  • India's Position in the War
    Text  Khan, Chaudhuri Sir Muhammad Zafrulla, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 17 Dec 1942, 226-238     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club. The situation in India today. The geographical, political, and religious divisions of India. India's vital position with regard to defence and operations that might develop during the war. India's constitutional position with regard to the war. The ...
    Text  Khan, Chaudhuri Sir Muhammad Zafrulla, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 17 Dec 1942, 226-238   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club. The situation in India today. The geographical, political, and religious divisions of India. India's vital position with ...
  • Labour, Industry and the War
    Text  Green, William, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 6 Oct 1942, 50-64     A discussion of how industry and labour can best work together to help win the war. The similar problems faced by the United States and Canada. Defending democracy and free enterprise. How we can most effectively mobilize our power and resources to win the war. The job of out-producing the ...
    Text  Green, William, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 6 Oct 1942, 50-64   A discussion of how industry and labour can best work together to help win the war. The similar problems faced by the United States and Canada. Defending democracy and free ...
  • Watch On The Rhine
    Text  D'Harcourt, M. Emmanuel, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 18 Jan 1945, 230-242     Contributing to the maintenance after this war of the team spirit which Field Marshal Montgomery has defined as a condition of victory. Philosophy of the German Menace. The German people in General de Gaulle's words. The consequences for France in terms of money and people, from the Bismark invasion of ...
    Text  D'Harcourt, M. Emmanuel, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 18 Jan 1945, 230-242   Contributing to the maintenance after this war of the team spirit which Field Marshal Montgomery has defined as a condition of victory. Philosophy of the German Menace. The German people ...
  • With the Canadians in Normandy
    Text  Halton, Matthew, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 28 Nov 1944, 148-162     The near-end of the war. How the Germans held on. The Germans educated to be fanatics. Some personal reminiscences and anecdotes. The speaker's visit to the Dachau concentration camp in 1933. Churchill's insights. What the speaker saw in Spain in 1936, including Canadians. Wars that the speaker has covered since ...
    Text  Halton, Matthew, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 28 Nov 1944, 148-162   The near-end of the war. How the Germans held on. The Germans educated to be fanatics. Some personal reminiscences and anecdotes. The speaker's visit to the Dachau concentration camp in ...
  • As The Allies Face The Future
    Text  Chevalier, Colonel Willard, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 16 Nov 1944, 112-132     A glimpse into what American business men are thinking and talking about, together with a quick glimpse of how they are preparing to face the future. Some remarks about the political campaign just ended in the United States. Postwar planning. The discussion proceeds under the following headings: War Production; The ...
    Text  Chevalier, Colonel Willard, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 16 Nov 1944, 112-132   A glimpse into what American business men are thinking and talking about, together with a quick glimpse of how they are preparing to face the future. Some remarks about the ...
  • A Secret Mission
    Text  Jewell, Lieutenant N.L.A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 18 May 1944, 1-17     What submarines have done so far in the war. The five stages of submarine war. Submarines available at the beginning of the war, and their disposition at that time. Operational difficulties. Successes against Germany along the large coast-lines of Denmark and Norway, after they were occupied. Germany walking into Belgium ...
    Text  Jewell, Lieutenant N.L.A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 18 May 1944, 1-17   What submarines have done so far in the war. The five stages of submarine war. Submarines available at the beginning of the war, and their disposition at that time. Operational ...
  • The Merchant Navy: The Fourth Arm of the Fighting Services
    Text  Randles, Arthur, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 19 Mar 1942, 326-339     Some facts about the Merchant Navy. The speaker's background in Ocean Steamship traffic. The need for secrecy as regards the movements of ships. The speaker's function as defined by Order-in-Council. The welfare of the Merchant Seamen. The need for some place for the seamen to go, when in Canadian ports. ...
    Text  Randles, Arthur, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 19 Mar 1942, 326-339   Some facts about the Merchant Navy. The speaker's background in Ocean Steamship traffic. The need for secrecy as regards the movements of ships. The speaker's function as defined by Order-in-Council. ...
  • The Inception and Production of Detour
    Text  Wood, Lieutenant J.E.R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 6 Feb 1947, 188-199     The story of Oflag IVC, and the Canadian "Escape King", Lt. Bill Miller, Royal Canadian Engineers. The Dieppe Raid of August 19, 1942. A positive response to the questions, "Was it worth while? Was the raid a success?" A review of the situation up to the summer of 1942. The ...
    Text  Wood, Lieutenant J.E.R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 6 Feb 1947, 188-199   The story of Oflag IVC, and the Canadian "Escape King", Lt. Bill Miller, Royal Canadian Engineers. The Dieppe Raid of August 19, 1942. A positive response to the questions, "Was ...
  • The Invasion of Norway
    Text  Riiser-Larsen, Captain Hjalmar, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 14 Nov 1940, 179-192     What took place in Norway this spring. Understanding what is going on in Europe today and understanding the situation in regard to Germany by taking out the Treaty of Versailles and reading it thoroughly. Germany starting from scratch when they began, secretly, to build up their military strength. The recognized ...
    Text  Riiser-Larsen, Captain Hjalmar, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 14 Nov 1940, 179-192   What took place in Norway this spring. Understanding what is going on in Europe today and understanding the situation in regard to Germany by taking out the Treaty of Versailles ...
  • 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 ...
  • Present Conditions In China
    Text  Ferguson, Dr. John Calvin, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 17 Feb 1944, 295-309     The speaker's repatriation. President conditions in China. China's contribution to the Allied Nations and the part she can contribute to the winning of the war. The current situation in China in terms of attack and invasion by the Japanese. Occupied China. Ousting the Japanese one of the most difficult features ...
    Text  Ferguson, Dr. John Calvin, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 17 Feb 1944, 295-309   The speaker's repatriation. President conditions in China. China's contribution to the Allied Nations and the part she can contribute to the winning of the war. The current situation in China ...
  • The Blitzkrieg In Flanders
    Text  Clark, Gregory, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 15 Aug 1940, 33-49     Anecdote and impression from the speaker's recent trip to France. Rousing Canada to the full reality of this war. The danger that all free men now face. Our enemy today the enemy of our ideals, of our minds, of our everyday thoughts, of our freedom. What we lose, if we ...
    Text  Clark, Gregory, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 15 Aug 1940, 33-49   Anecdote and impression from the speaker's recent trip to France. Rousing Canada to the full reality of this war. The danger that all free men now face. Our enemy today ...
  • The Empire Carries On
    Text  Stansgate, Right Hon. Viscount, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 14 Jun 1943, 21-31     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The speaker as part of a delegation to many parts of the British Empire, come to engage in informal discussions on the war, and to see something of Canada's war effort. Remembering Dieppe, and the ...
    Text  Stansgate, Right Hon. Viscount, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 14 Jun 1943, 21-31   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The speaker as part of a delegation to many parts of the British Empire, come ...
  • The Puzzling Years Ahead
    Text  Thomson, Roy H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 12 Apr 1945, 409-426     Conditions in Great Britain and in France. The speaker's observations during his few weeks in the United Kingdom and France, with many anecdotes and illustrative examples. An understanding of what the people of Britain are going through today and of what they have gone through in the past five and ...
    Text  Thomson, Roy H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 12 Apr 1945, 409-426   Conditions in Great Britain and in France. The speaker's observations during his few weeks in the United Kingdom and France, with many anecdotes and illustrative examples. An understanding of what ...
  • Hitler Holds All Europe
    Text  Philip, Percy James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 23 Oct 1941, 87-101     Reference to the speaker's previous speech and his views on the war 11 months ago. His similar stance today: "We CAN win this war." An analysis of where we stand now. The credit side first: we have held the sea. Secondly, steady progress towards mastery of the air. Our courage ...
    Text  Philip, Percy James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 23 Oct 1941, 87-101   Reference to the speaker's previous speech and his views on the war 11 months ago. His similar stance today: "We CAN win this war." An analysis of where we stand ...
  • Towards Unity
    Text  Werner, Honourable Edward, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 1 Apr 1943, 442-455     The spirit of the plain man of Poland. A brief history of Poland, and the Polish people. Poland in the post-World War I period. The battle between Poland and Germany at the beginning of World War II. An illustration of the spirit of the plain man of Poland in his ...
    Text  Werner, Honourable Edward, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 1 Apr 1943, 442-455   The spirit of the plain man of Poland. A brief history of Poland, and the Polish people. Poland in the post-World War I period. The battle between Poland and Germany ...
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