Bernier, Serge

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Bernier, Serge

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Serge Bernier became the Director of the Directorate of History and Heritage of the Dept. of National Defence in 1995. Born in Montreal, he received an Honours B.A. (History) from Royal Military College. He then completed his Doctorate in contemporary history from Strasbourg, France, while serving as staff-officer at National Defence Headquarters. He ended his military career as a historian in uniform at the Directorate of History in Ottawa. Bernier then became Senior Historian (civilian), and later Director of History and Heritage. He has published or co-published dozens of articles and many books, including both volumes on bilingualism in the Canadian Armed Forces, with Jean Pariseau, and his doctoral thesis, Relations politiques franco-britanniques, 1947-1958. He was also General Allard's collaborator for the book: Mémoires du général Jean V. Allard.


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