Support material for the production of the book "A Vast and Magnificent Land" by Matt Bray and Ernie Epp. The records consist mainly of copies of images used in the book, with information about the source of each image.
Fonds consists of an operations plan and interim operations plans for 1 Air Division when it was stationed at Metz, France during 1953-1955. The operations plan was designed to meet a situation in which war had been forced upon the NATO nations by acts of aggression of the USSR or her satellites. The interim operations plans were designed to prepare Air Division units for the transition from peace to war operations with the maximum degree of combat effectiveness.
Canada. Royal Canadian Air Force. Air Division Europe, 1. Headquarters
Fonds consists of a document in 1990 or 1991 outlining the structure of the support component of Joint Force Headquarters. This document details the various branches of the support unit and their responsibilities as well as the concept of support for the unit. Information on contingency planning and an example of a possible contingency deployment sequence are also included in the document.
Canada. Canadian Armed Forces. Canadian Division, 1
Fonds consists of 16 folders containing 89 files in total, a few of which are in two parts. Files deal with the organization, methods of operation and approach of the 1 Canadian Division Intelligence Company and the 5 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group during the Oka crisis. Fonds contains post-operation reports, conference minutes and operation instructions for Operation Salon. A wide range of intelligence collected from Kahnawake, Oka and the Warrior Society in the early 1990s is also included. It is comprised of reconnaissance (the geography of the area, layout of buildings and other structures, and resources available to the Warriors to resist the military) and the personalities, aims and activities of the influential members of the Mohawk community, as well as some non-natives who took the Warrior side. Fonds also contains a book on traditional Native Teachings from 1984, the 1916 Constitution of the Iroquois, and background information regarding plans, proposals, RCMP logs and other memoranda, as well as legal and quasi-legal documents from the Six Nations, the Assembly of First Nations and the Akwesasne Mohawk Nation in the 1780s.
Canada. Canadian Armed Forces. Canadian Division Intelligence Company, 1
Fonds consist of an unofficial journal recording the daily activities of the 1 CFFTS, specifically the detachment located at Cold Lake, between 1970 and 1971. The journal provides information concerning pilots, candidates, personnel, training missions, flying progress, test results, the level of flying activity, aircraft supply and serviceability, weather conditions, maintenance, accommodations, meetings and annual inspections. Journal entries are written on a four-day basis.
Canada. Canadian Armed Forces. Canadian Forces Flying Training School, 1. Detachment Cold Lake
CA ON00093 98/28; 159.95 (D1); 159.95.023 (D1-D11)
Fonds consists of transcripts of Record of the Evidence, Record Proceedings, witness statement and evidence for the trial of Kurt Meyer. Also includes documents for many others trials for alleged War Crimes. In addition, there are several miscellaneous documents and there are also reports of No. 1 Canadian War Crimes Investigation Unit on miscellaneous War Crimes against members of Canadians Armed Forces. There are two series:
Kurt Meyer Trial (98/28)
Reports of Proceedings, Evidence and Witness Statements (159.95 (D1) and 159.95.023 (D1-D11))
Canada. Canadian Army. Canadian War Crimes Investigation Unit, 1
Fonds consists of document entitled “UNPROFOR Engineer Mine Guide.” It is an early manual prepared by 1 Combat Engineer Regiment (1 CER) for identifying and clearing landmines in Yugoslavia. The manual was prepared in 1992 when 1 CER served with the United Nations Protection Force (UNPROFOR). It includes black and white diagrams and illustrations for numerous types of mine anatomy, as well as several de-mining and explosive laying techniques.
Canada. Canadian Armed Forces. Combat Engineer Regiment, 1
Fonds consists of various documents concerning Exercise On Guard IV that took place in 1973. Documents include memoranda; general instructions on the operation; responsibilities of the operation; administrative notes; operation instructions; diagrams of ships and unit placement and a training pamphlet entitled “Training for War’ Part Three - Unit and Formation Training,” WO9626 (Part 3).
Fonds consists of photocopies of the programmes for “Freedom of the City” in 1982 and the exercise of the privilege in 1987 for 1 Service Battalion and 14 Service Battalion in Calgary, Alberta. Included in the programmes are brief histories of 1 Service Battalion and 14 (Calgary) Service Battalion.
Canada. Canadian Armed Forces. Service Battalion, 1
Fonds consists of material pertaining to 1 Wing, 10 Tactical Air Group, 427 Squadron and 430 Squadron and the Kingston, Ontario area during the 1990s. Also includes reference files covering a variety of subjects. There are 4 series:
10 Tactical Air Group
427 Squadron and 430 Squadron
Canada. Canadian Armed Forces. Wing, 1. Headquarters
Fonds consists of files from 12 Militia Group Headquarters and IV Princess Louise Dragoon Guards squadrons in Ottawa, Prescott and Smiths Falls. The materials document the typical activities of the militia in the 1950s and early 1960s. File lists found with Series II, III and IV indicate that these materials have been stripped and retained whereas other files appearing on these lists were destroyed. File titles indicate general topics of files and these are varied. Most textual material consists of correspondence and memoranda. There are three scrapbooks, one of which consists of pictures, and the other two of newspaper clippings pertaining to 12 Militia Group. Most of the pictures have brief captions describing their contents. There are six series, as follows: I: 12 Militia Group Headquarters files II: Princess Louise's Dragoon Guards, IV. Ottawa files III: Princess Louise's Dragoon Guards, IV. Prescott. "C" Squadron file IV: Princess Louise's Dragoon Guards, IV. Smiths Falls. "D" Squadron files V: Files relating to Princess Alice's visit to Present New Regimental Standard VI: Pictures and Scrapbooks relating to 12 Militia Group
125th Anniversary of the Georgetown Herald. Walter Biehn, Garfield McGilvray, Rhoda Geggie, Peter Jones and Dave Hastings recall their days at the newspaper. EHS meeting. Audio Cassette. December 11, 1991
Collection consists of a record book of the 18th battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force, dating 1915-1920, containing names of dead, wounded, medal recipients, and those on leave. Collection also includes original (1928) and printed (1951) nominal rolls of the battalion association, as well as a 1952 memorial booklet with honours and awards.