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Vol. 7, No. 1, Spring 2006

CWM Painting

Burial at Sea, 1944

Painting by Harold Beament

ISSN 1492-465X



Editor’s Corner

Letter to the Editor

Canadian Forces Transformation

Professionalism and Leadership: Requisite Proficiencies for CF Transformation
by Commander Robert S. Edwards, Lieutenant-Colonel (ret’d) L. William Bentley and Doctor Robert W. Walker

Military Education and the Transformation of the Canadian Forces
by Doctor Peter Foot

Special Operations

A Look Behind the Black Curtains: Understanding the Core Missions of Special Operations Forces
by Major Tony Balasevicius

Strategic Thinking

Towards a More Strategic Future? An Examination of the Canadian Government’s Recent Defence Policy Statements
by Doctor Andrew Richter

Maritime Issues

Enhancing the Naval Mandate for Law Enforcement: Hot Pursuit or Hot Potato?
by Captain (N) Laurence M. Hickey


E.L.M Burns – A Crisis of Command
by Major J.P. Johnston

The Summer of 1943: An Episode in the Battle of the St. Lawrence River – Surveillance, Defence and Propaganda
by André Kirouac

Views And Opinions

Rapid Environmental Assessment (REA) of the Maritime Battlespace
by Doctor Brian G. Whitehouse, Doctor Paris W. Vachon, Doctor Andrew C. Thomas, Lieutenant-Commander Robert J. Quinn and Lieutenant-Commander Wayne M. Renaud

“When You First Start Out You Feel Like You Don’t Have Control” – Quality of Life, Control, and the Canadian Forces
by Doctor Joan Wharf Higgins and Tanis Farish

Commentary: Defence and the Conservatives
by Martin Shadwick

Book Reviews

Shooters: The Canadian Army Film And Photo Unit ~ 1941 – 1946 (dvd)

War Reporting For Cowards: Between Iraq And A Hard Place

Gaudeamus Igitur ‘therefore Rejoice’; The Campaigns Of The Canadian Army In The Second World War

Moral Courage

No Prouder Place – Canadians And The Bomber Command Experience 1939-1945

The Mystery of Frankenberg’s Canadian Airman

A Perfect Hell – The Forgotten Story of the Canadian Commandos of the Second World War

The Sling and the Stone: On War in the 21st Century