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Welcome to the Canadian military history task force. If you have any questions about articles or are generally seeking advice, you're encouraged to ask at the main military history talk page, or you can directly approach one of the task force participants below.

The coordinators of the Military history WikiProject can be contacted here.


This task force covers all articles related to the military history of Canada and the unified Canadian Forces (CF) comprising the Royal Canadian Navy, Canadian Army, and Royal Canadian Air Force

Any article related to this task force should be marked by adding Canadian-task-force=yes or Canadian=y to the {{WPMILHIST}} project banner at the top of its talk page (see the project banner instructions for more details on the exact syntax). This will automatically place it into Category:Canadian military history task force articles.


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  1. A. B. (talk · contribs)
  2. Amqui (talk · contribs) (Mainly for the French counterpart: Projet:Forces canadiennes)
  3. Arthurcurrie (talk · contribs) (WW1, WW2)
  4. Double Plus Ungood (talk · contribs) (Military history of New France and the First Nations, the RCAF, Cadets of the three elements, WWII and the French elements of the CAF)
  5. Jbaer50 (talk · contribs) (1800s Through 2000s)
  6. Ktsquare (talk · contribs) (Help out where I can)
  7. Labattblueboy (talk · contribs) (WWI - Canadian Corps)
  8. markus1423 (talk · contribs) Rote organizational tasks like assessment and grammar mostly
  9. McMuff (talk · contribs) (Naval History, Battle Honours)
  10. Nikkimaria (talk · contribs)
  11. Ouvrard (talk · contribs) Mainly WWI
  12. Patar_knight (talk · contribs) (WW2, terminology, Korean War)
  13. Trekphiler (talk · contribs) (Mainly WW2; weapons tech, some RCN & ASW)
  14. Trevor MacInnis (talk · contribs) (Aviators/aircraft)

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A list of the top 500 most popular articles within our scope, as well as the number of page views each article received over the past month, can be found here.

With most of our articles assessed as Stub- or Start-Class, there's a lot of work to be done. However, we also have a number of good, A-Class, and featured articles, which have been assessed as amongst the best Wikipedia has to offer. These article serve as a yardstick for what can be achieved and should be aimed for, and can provide ideas about how to write an article and what sources to consult; they are listed below:

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Open tasks[edit]

Attention needed referencing and citation (2,902) • coverage and accuracy (2,493) • structure (537) • grammar (104) • supporting materials (639)
Popular pages
Full list
Cleanup needed
List of infantry weapons and equipment of the Canadian military7th Canadian Infantry Brigade
Requested articles
12th Canadian Infantry Brigade14th Canadian Infantry Brigade15th Canadian Infantry Brigade260th Battalion, Canadian Rifles, CEF (Siberia)Battle of Dickinson's LandingBattle of Pigeon Hill (1866) (currently redirect) • J. Angus WatersAtlantic Coast PatrolNile Voyageurs (currently a redirect) • 21 Army Intelligence CorpsVictor-Gabriel BrodeurCanadian Forces School of Search and Rescue (currently redirect) • Canadian Forces School of Aerospace Studies (currently redirect) • RCAF International Training Programs
Expansion needed
1st Canadian Infantry Brigade3rd Canadian Infantry Brigade4th Canadian Infantry Brigade5th Canadian Infantry Brigade6th Canadian Infantry Brigade7th Canadian Infantry Division8th Canadian Infantry Brigade8th Canadian Infantry Division9th Canadian Infantry Brigade10th Canadian Infantry BrigadeCorps of Canadian Railway troops6th Canadian Infantry DivisionBattle of Point PeleeBattle of the Short HillsBattle of Cambrai (1918)Battle of Lacolle (1838)Battle of OdelltownBattle of OrtonaCommander-in-Chief, North AmericaOperation ImpactOperation SpringPatriot WarBattle of Moreuil WoodList of military equipment of the Canadian Army during the Second World WarJohn K. LawsonBattle of the Belly RiverPercy W. NellesNewfoundland Escort ForceCanadian Northwest Atlantic8th Canadian Hussars (Princess Louise's)Royal Canadian DragoonsBattle of Grand PreBattle of La PrairieBattle of Pelee IslandBattle of Walcheren IslandFirst Battle of Bloody Creek25th Canadian Infantry BrigadeSecond Battle of Bloody CreekHarold Taylor Wood GrantCanadian Military Pattern truckCanadian Forces EuropeRaid on CansoWalter HoseMilitary history of North AmericaJames D. PrenticeForts-de-LévisOperation AcciusOperation Blockbuster
Images needed
259th Battalion, Canadian Rifles, CEF (Siberia)
Merging needed
Add an article here!
Citations needed
1st Canadian Division2nd Canadian Division3rd Canadian Division4th Canadian Division5th Canadian Division6th Canadian Infantry DivisionCanadian ArmyThe Lorne Scots (Peel, Dufferin and Halton Regiment)5 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group
Translation needed

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Online books[edit]

  • Arnold, James; Tucker, Spencer C. (2011). The Encyclopedia of North American Indian Wars, 1607-1890. ABC-CLIO. ISBN 978-1-85109-697-8.
  • Black, Jeremy (8 November 2011). Fighting for America: The Struggle for Mastery in North America, 1519-1871. Indiana University Press. ISBN 978-0-253-35660-4.
  • Granatstein, J. L (2004). Canada's army: waging war and keeping the peace. University of Toronto Press. ISBN 0802086969.
  • Granatstein, J. L; Frederick Oliver, Dean (15 January 2011). The Oxford companion to Canadian military history. Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-543088-2.
  • Horn, Bernd (7 July 2008). Show No Fear: Daring Actions in Canadian Military History. Dundurn Press Ltd. ISBN 978-1-55002-816-4.
  • Horn, Bernd (1 April 2006). The Canadian way of war: serving the national interest. Dundurn Press Ltd. ISBN 978-1-55002-612-2.
  • Horn, Bernd (30 January 2009). Fortune favours the brave: tales of courage and tenacity in Canadian military history. Dundurn Press Ltd. ISBN 978-1-55002-841-6.
  • Morton, Desmond (1999). A military history of Canada (4th ed.). Toronto: McClelland and Stewart. ISBN 0771065140.
  • Zuehlke, Mark (2006). Canadian Military Atlas: Four Centuries of Conflict from New France to Kosovo. Douglas & McIntyre. ISBN 9781553652090.

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