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  • The Struggle For Europe
    Text  Wilmot, Chester, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 17 Apr 1952, 342-354     An outline and development of one or two of the themes expounded in the speaker's book "The Struggle For Europe." First, an explanation of his approach to the task of writing this book. President Roosevelt's statement in 1943 that every effort had to be made to win Russia's friendship. Evidence ...
    Text  Wilmot, Chester, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 17 Apr 1952, 342-354   An outline and development of one or two of the themes expounded in the speaker's book "The Struggle For Europe." First, an explanation of his approach to the task of ...
  • Some Reminiscences of 1935-45
    Text  Crerar, General H.D.G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 24 Nov 1949, 106-115     A few personal experiences of the Second Great War. Telling a few tales without breach of faith and confidentiality. The speaker's arrival in the United Kingdom on October 28, 1939, to act as Military Advisor to the then Minister of Mines and Resources, the Honourable T.A. Crerar, who was to ...
    Text  Crerar, General H.D.G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 24 Nov 1949, 106-115   A few personal experiences of the Second Great War. Telling a few tales without breach of faith and confidentiality. The speaker's arrival in the United Kingdom on October 28, 1939, ...
  • Testing Time
    Text  McCullagh, George, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 20 May 1949, 1-19     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The speaker's recent trip and his articles written for The Globe and Mail and The Telegram: some highlights of this challenging trip. Leaving home for the British Isles to get a first-hand view of Europe ...
    Text  McCullagh, George, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 20 May 1949, 1-19   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The speaker's recent trip and his articles written for The Globe and Mail and The ...
  • 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 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Aid to Russia Through the Persian Gulf
    Text  Rhodes, Brigadier Sir Godfrey, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 31 Jan 1946, 206-218     Four years of aid to Russia through the Persian Gulf. A general picture of what was done, and in particular, a description in some detail of the British share of this work. Germany's attack of Russia without warning, and contrary to treaty, in June of 1941. England's position at the ...
    Text  Rhodes, Brigadier Sir Godfrey, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 31 Jan 1946, 206-218   Four years of aid to Russia through the Persian Gulf. A general picture of what was done, and in particular, a description in some detail of the British share of ...
  • The Uncertain Future
    Text  Philip, Percy James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 17 Jan 1946, 185-196     What we take for granted. Not forgetting Hitler and what he nearly blew away. The danger of minimizing others like him. Hitler's prophecy that if he did not win he would plunge the world into chaos and misery. Hitler's heritage of troubles and dangers far more difficult to deal with ...
    Text  Philip, Percy James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 17 Jan 1946, 185-196   What we take for granted. Not forgetting Hitler and what he nearly blew away. The danger of minimizing others like him. Hitler's prophecy that if he did not win he ...
  • St. George Meets New Dragons
    Text  Sanderson, C.R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 13 Dec 1945, 152-166     Why the British book practically disappeared from the Canadian market during the war. The stimulus this gave to Canadian book publishing. The delegation to Britain, in which the speaker took part, and its dual purpose: to discuss with the British publishers what could be done to ensure the re-entry of ...
    Text  Sanderson, C.R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 13 Dec 1945, 152-166   Why the British book practically disappeared from the Canadian market during the war. The stimulus this gave to Canadian book publishing. The delegation to Britain, in which the speaker took ...
  • U.N.R.R.A. Reports on Europe
    Text  Mooney, George S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 6 Dec 1945, 135-151     A look at the situation across Europe from the Baltic on the north to the Black Sea on the south, and Poland in the east and northwest Europe. Included in the descriptions are some of the programs being carried out by the UNRRA. First, the situation in France in terms ...
    Text  Mooney, George S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 6 Dec 1945, 135-151   A look at the situation across Europe from the Baltic on the north to the Black Sea on the south, and Poland in the east and northwest Europe. Included in ...
  • 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 ...
  • British Commonwealth & Empire Co-Operation
    Text  Somerville, Sir James F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 1 Nov 1945, 72-81     The speaker's personal and professional background. His impressions of Canada some 50 years ago. Some words on the tensions between those in the new country, and those in the old, and how they view each other. The disappearance of these "little frictions and distempers" when we fight "side by side ...
    Text  Somerville, Sir James F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 1 Nov 1945, 72-81   The speaker's personal and professional background. His impressions of Canada some 50 years ago. Some words on the tensions between those in the new country, and those in the old, ...
  • The Japanese Ceylon Attack
    Text  Birchall, Wing Commander Leonard, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 18 Oct 1945, 42-60     A telling of the speaker's experiences in the war. The necessity for some information not to be conveyed, in particular war atrocities and war crimes committed in Japan, due to the fact that the war criminals in Japan have not yet been brought to trial and it would be detrimental ...
    Text  Birchall, Wing Commander Leonard, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 18 Oct 1945, 42-60   A telling of the speaker's experiences in the war. The necessity for some information not to be conveyed, in particular war atrocities and war crimes committed in Japan, due to ...
  • The Last Canadian Battle and the Surrender of the Germany Army
    Text  Foulkes, Lieut.-General Charles, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 4 Oct 1945, 13-29     The speaker addresses the audience as a former Corps Commander, about the battle in which the Corps he commanded really had a chance to use its full power. The address is enhanced with diagrams on a presentation board. Going back to Field Marshal Montgomery's last Conference, about the 20th of ...
    Text  Foulkes, Lieut.-General Charles, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 4 Oct 1945, 13-29   The speaker addresses the audience as a former Corps Commander, about the battle in which the Corps he commanded really had a chance to use its full power. The address ...
  • The Fighting In Burma
    Text  Innes, Major A.W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 26 Apr 1945, 446-459     An informal chat about the speaker's experiences in Burma, in order to give an overall picture of what is going on out there. A brief outline of the campaign to date, then an idea of the general conditions in the campaign, the country, and how the speaker and his regiment ...
    Text  Innes, Major A.W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 26 Apr 1945, 446-459   An informal chat about the speaker's experiences in Burma, in order to give an overall picture of what is going on out there. A brief outline of the campaign to ...
  • The Unfinished Task
    Text  Carney, Ralph W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 19 Apr 1945, 427-445     A summary review of the situation over the last few years, and now in terms of the war with Germany and the war with Japan. The speaker's belief that this year will see Germany complete defeated, but not Japan. The independence and freedom of China as our common problem, and ...
    Text  Carney, Ralph W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 19 Apr 1945, 427-445   A summary review of the situation over the last few years, and now in terms of the war with Germany and the war with Japan. The speaker's belief that this ...
  • 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 ...
  • Saskatchewan's Postwar Plans
    Text  Douglas, The Honourable T.C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 5 Apr 1945, 393-408     Problems that face the people of Saskatchewan, and the people of the three Prairie Provinces. Capital for development the West and from where it came. Payments out of wealth produced. Problems when very little wealth is produced. The need to pay interest on capital. Liquidation of the Prairie debt and ...
    Text  Douglas, The Honourable T.C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 5 Apr 1945, 393-408   Problems that face the people of Saskatchewan, and the people of the three Prairie Provinces. Capital for development the West and from where it came. Payments out of wealth produced. ...
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