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  • Australia
    Text  Glasgow, Major-General The Honourable Sir Thomas William, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 12 Sep 1940, 70-80     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and the Canadian Club. The speaker's association with Canadian in South Africa, in 1899, and in France in 1916. Australia and the way in which Australia faces any great problem which arises. Some words from the Australian Prime Minister, Mr. Menzies, ...
    Text  Glasgow, Major-General The Honourable Sir Thomas William, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 12 Sep 1940, 70-80   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and the Canadian Club. The speaker's association with Canadian in South Africa, in 1899, and in France in 1916. Australia and ...
  • The Real New Order
    Text  Masaryk, Jan, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 3 Dec 1941, 169-184     The speaker now as an emigrant, a refugee, of his country. The latest murders in Czechoslovakia. The hostages in France. Speaking as a citizen of Europe. A war that is everybody's. The hate that Hitler has managed to generate. The last 12-15 months that the speaker spent in Britain. Seeing ...
    Text  Masaryk, Jan, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 3 Dec 1941, 169-184   The speaker now as an emigrant, a refugee, of his country. The latest murders in Czechoslovakia. The hostages in France. Speaking as a citizen of Europe. A war that is ...
  • Canada At War
    Text  Howe, The Honourable C.D., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 4 Sep 1940, 50-69     Entering the second year of the war. Looking back at the year just past and reviewing the progress that has been made toward our war objective. A discouraging year. The magnitude of the task of changing over a country from peaceful pursuits to an "all out" war effort which few ...
    Text  Howe, The Honourable C.D., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 4 Sep 1940, 50-69   Entering the second year of the war. Looking back at the year just past and reviewing the progress that has been made toward our war objective. A discouraging year. The ...
  • How Goes The War?
    Text  Newman, Captain Bernard, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 30 Jul 1942, 12-29     Canadian contributions to Britain, and to the war effort. Monetary gifts to Britain from Canada. The Canadian forces in Britain. The war going as well as we had any reason or right to expect, and what that really means. Low expectations. Catching up to our opponent. Timing as the very ...
    Text  Newman, Captain Bernard, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 30 Jul 1942, 12-29   Canadian contributions to Britain, and to the war effort. Monetary gifts to Britain from Canada. The Canadian forces in Britain. The war going as well as we had any reason ...
  • Yesterday and To-day in America
    Text  Goggin, Victor, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 19 Oct 1940, 129-147     The speaker addresses us as a resident of the United States, voicing what he believes to be a cross-section of the opinion of the man on the street. Some recent history from the last quarter of a century, from 1914. Looking at the composition of the population of the United ...
    Text  Goggin, Victor, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 19 Oct 1940, 129-147   The speaker addresses us as a resident of the United States, voicing what he believes to be a cross-section of the opinion of the man on the street. Some recent ...
  • Winged Warfare Over Britain
    Text  Bishop, Air Marshal William A. (Billy), The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 7 Nov 1940, 167-178     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and the Canadian Club. The speaker's recent flight across the Atlantic. The civilian population in England and how they are coping. Bomb damage. An illustrative anecdote of the British attitude and courage in this time of danger. The speaker's flight in ...
    Text  Bishop, Air Marshal William A. (Billy), The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 7 Nov 1940, 167-178   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and the Canadian Club. The speaker's recent flight across the Atlantic. The civilian population in England and how they are coping. ...
  • Canada's Defence Force—Its Relationship to the World Conflict
    Text  Constantine, Major-General C.F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 16 Apr 1942, 380-391     Bringing the Reserve Army up to strength. Our job today to provide money, munitions, and men, and to hold high morale, in order that those who know best how and where to use them, may have them in the proper times and places and quantities to give us final and ...
    Text  Constantine, Major-General C.F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 16 Apr 1942, 380-391   Bringing the Reserve Army up to strength. Our job today to provide money, munitions, and men, and to hold high morale, in order that those who know best how and ...
  • The Myth of the Militia
    Text  Rosengren, Major Roswell P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 21 Jan 1943, 302-317     The Myth of the Militia: "I can stamp my foot and a million men will spring to arms overnight." The magnitude of the necessities for men to go to war. The truth that small, good armies have always defeated big, bad ones, with some examples. An historical and militaristic look ...
    Text  Rosengren, Major Roswell P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 21 Jan 1943, 302-317   The Myth of the Militia: "I can stamp my foot and a million men will spring to arms overnight." The magnitude of the necessities for men to go to war. ...
  • The Secret of the Spirit of Britain
    Text  Birkett, Sir Norman, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 16 Sep 1941, 25-38     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club. Reference to the loss of the Empress of Britain, and the speaker's recent trip to Canada by air. The speaker coming from a country which has been at war for two years. The situation in Britain with ...
    Text  Birkett, Sir Norman, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 16 Sep 1941, 25-38   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club. Reference to the loss of the Empress of Britain, and the speaker's recent trip to Canada by ...
  • Essentials of the Coming Peace
    Text  Stewart, Dr. Herbert L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 3 Dec 1942, 203-217     Post-war conference and world settlement: should we be talking about it? The essential principles of the great document called "The Atlantic Charter." Learning from the enemy. Propaganda. Embodying the spirit of a moral triumph, a triumph for moral principles as an essential for settlement. What must prescribe the conditions of ...
    Text  Stewart, Dr. Herbert L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 3 Dec 1942, 203-217   Post-war conference and world settlement: should we be talking about it? The essential principles of the great document called "The Atlantic Charter." Learning from the enemy. Propaganda. Embodying the spirit ...
  • The Sacrifice, the Fall, and the Resurgence of Fighting France
    Text  Schmitz, E. Robert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 2 Mar 1944, 322-337     France and its contributions, past and present, to the cause of the United Nations, of Democracy, of Freedom and of Decency. An enumeration of questions asked in relation to France, and some facts which are answers by their own nature. These questions, with discussion following each, are: Did French Democracy ...
    Text  Schmitz, E. Robert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 2 Mar 1944, 322-337   France and its contributions, past and present, to the cause of the United Nations, of Democracy, of Freedom and of Decency. An enumeration of questions asked in relation to France, ...
  • Off The Record
    Text  Donovan, Colonel W.J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 10 Apr 1941, 470-480     Understanding the day-to-day movement of the troops abroad. How the speaker happened to be there and what he saw. The request from the Secretaries of State, of the Navy, of the Army, and the President of the United States, for the speaker to go and see what he could learn ...
    Text  Donovan, Colonel W.J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 10 Apr 1941, 470-480   Understanding the day-to-day movement of the troops abroad. How the speaker happened to be there and what he saw. The request from the Secretaries of State, of the Navy, of ...
  • The Strategic Position of Ulster
    Text  Cooper, Sir Ernest Herbert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 21 Dec 1944, 197-204     Canada's contribution to the war effort. Volunteer activities of Canadians in London. The speaker's work in the Ministry of Aircraft Production, and with Lord Beaverbrook. The speaker's work as industrial adviser to the Minister of Commerce in Northern Ireland. The Government of Northern Ireland. The production of munitions and the ...
    Text  Cooper, Sir Ernest Herbert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 21 Dec 1944, 197-204   Canada's contribution to the war effort. Volunteer activities of Canadians in London. The speaker's work in the Ministry of Aircraft Production, and with Lord Beaverbrook. The speaker's work as industrial ...
  • Britain in the Third Year
    Text  Drew, Lieutenant-Colonel George A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 30 Oct 1941, 102-116     The speaker's first address upon his return from Britain. Britain in the third year of the war. Some of the speaker's impressions of Britain, much of it untouched by the bombings. History as Britain's secret weapon, with incredible reserves of strength coming from a deep consciousness of a debt to ...
    Text  Drew, Lieutenant-Colonel George A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 30 Oct 1941, 102-116   The speaker's first address upon his return from Britain. Britain in the third year of the war. Some of the speaker's impressions of Britain, much of it untouched by the ...
  • The Empire at War in the Moslem Mediterranean
    Text  Philipps, Tracy, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 30 Jan 1941, 309-321     The war as it touches the British nations in their relations with the Arabic peoples, leading us to an understanding of how each regards the freedom for which we are fighting. Fighting for one's rights rather than for freedom; for liberties, not liberty. The price of such rights and liberties. ...
    Text  Philipps, Tracy, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 30 Jan 1941, 309-321   The war as it touches the British nations in their relations with the Arabic peoples, leading us to an understanding of how each regards the freedom for which we are ...
  • Embattled Britain
    Text  Johnson, Edwin S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 9 Jan 1941, 266-279     The recent bombing experienced by the people of the British Isles. The wanton destruction that is still going on. The British people and their courage, tenacity and calm determination. Resignation to a war of long duration. The speaker's recent experience in Britain where he has been bombed out of his ...
    Text  Johnson, Edwin S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 9 Jan 1941, 266-279   The recent bombing experienced by the people of the British Isles. The wanton destruction that is still going on. The British people and their courage, tenacity and calm determination. Resignation ...
  • The R.C.A.F. Bomber Group in Action
    Text  Fauquier, Air Commodore J.E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 22 Nov 1945, 107-121     Exploits of the Royal Canadian Air Force Bomber Group. First, something of the larger organization, Bomber Command of the Royal Air Force. A short history of the organization and how it was operated. How raids were planned and executed. How different bomb loads were chosen for different cities, with example. ...
    Text  Fauquier, Air Commodore J.E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 22 Nov 1945, 107-121   Exploits of the Royal Canadian Air Force Bomber Group. First, something of the larger organization, Bomber Command of the Royal Air Force. A short history of the organization and how ...
  • The Condition of Civilians in Western Europe at the Conclusion of the German Occupation
    Text  McCreary, Wing Commander John F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 27 Feb 1947, 228-244     The speaker as one of a group whose task it was to examine the civilians in Occupied Europe in an attempt to evaluate their state of health at the conclusion of the German Occupation. Most work done in Western Holland; some in the Brussels region of Belgium. Comments on France ...
    Text  McCreary, Wing Commander John F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 27 Feb 1947, 228-244   The speaker as one of a group whose task it was to examine the civilians in Occupied Europe in an attempt to evaluate their state of health at the conclusion ...
  • Canada's Position in Relation to the Empire's Mineral Situation
    Text  Camsell, Dr. Charles, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 4 Apr 1940, 412-425     The need for the mobilization of all our resources in the present struggle. The importance of minerals to the modern industrial civilization. Various policies adopted by countries to deal with the need for raw materials. Deficiencies in domestic supplies met by purchases from other nations. A brief examination of the ...
    Text  Camsell, Dr. Charles, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 4 Apr 1940, 412-425   The need for the mobilization of all our resources in the present struggle. The importance of minerals to the modern industrial civilization. Various policies adopted by countries to deal with ...
  • What Is Now At Stake In Europe
    Text  Stewart, Herbert L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 13 Mar 1941, 402-418     First, paying honour to one of Toronto's sons, Flight-Lieutenant Lawrence Wilkins Skey, the first Toronto pilot to win the Distinguished Flying Cross, and some words from him. The time, as Mr. Churchill has said, to act rather than to speak. The need to exchange thought frequently and earnestly, about what ...
    Text  Stewart, Herbert L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 13 Mar 1941, 402-418   First, paying honour to one of Toronto's sons, Flight-Lieutenant Lawrence Wilkins Skey, the first Toronto pilot to win the Distinguished Flying Cross, and some words from him. The time, as ...
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