To Serve Canada: A History of the Royal Military College of Canada by Richard PrestonTo Serve Canada: A History of the Royal Military College of Canada by Richard Preston

To Serve Canada: A History of the Royal Military College of Canada

byRichard Preston

Hardcover | January 1, 1991

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During the four decades following the Second World War, the Royal Military College of Canada has adapted to the need to produce professional career officers by evolving into an academic centre of excellence and one of the country's leading universities. Along the way, it has responded to the challenges of service integration and unification, bilingualism, the emergence of Collège militaire royal and Royal Roads Military College, the employment of women in non-traditional roles, Canada's changing cultural make-up, and the rapid pace of technological change. In a society in which the precepts of military service are increasingly remote, the continued competition for entrance into RMC speaks of its resilience as a centre of learning and leadership.
Richard A. Preston was born in Great Britain and partially educated there, completing his formal education at Yale University in the United States. Before and after his wartime service in the Royal Air Force he held positions at the University of Toronto and the University College of South Wales. In 1948 he was appointed to the facult...
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Title:To Serve Canada: A History of the Royal Military College of CanadaFormat:HardcoverDimensions:270 pages, 9 × 11 × 1 inPublished:January 1, 1991Language:English

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ISBN - 10:0776603272

ISBN - 13:9780776603278

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