Waterloo Region and the First World War:
Bloomfield, Elizabeth. Waterloo Township through Two Centuries. Waterloo, ON: Waterloo Historical Society, 1995.
Campbell, William J. ““We Germans…are British Subjects”: The First World War and the Curious Case of Berlin, Ontario, Canada.” Canadian Military History 21, no. 2 (2015): 45-57. Available at:
Chadwick, W.R. The Battle for Berlin, Ontario: An Historical Drama. Waterloo, ON: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 1992.
Day, Cindy. Anti-German Sentiment in Berlin During the First World War. Waterloo, ON: n.p., 1988.
Forbes, Alexander Scott. “Volunteer Recruiting in Waterloo County During the Great War, 1914-1918.” Unpublished M.A. thesis, University of Waterloo, 1977.
Gardner, Nikolas. “The Great War and Waterloo County: The Travails of the 118th Overseas Battalion,” Ontario History 89, no. 3 (1997): 119-236.
Hayes, Geoffrey. Waterloo County: An Illustrated History. Waterloo: Waterloo Historical Society, 1997.
Letters of Joe Klotzkopp (aka John A. Rittinger) to the Ontario Glocke and Berliner Journal, from a special edition of the Kitchener-Waterloo Record. Doris Lewis Rare Book Room, University of Waterloo.
L.J. Breithaupt Diaries. Breithaupt-Hewetson Collection, Doris Lewis Rare Book Room, University of Waterloo.
“Loyalty in Question.” In Ontario and the First World War 1914-1918: A Collection of Documents, 75-100. Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press, 1977.
McKegney, Patricia. The Kaiser’s Bust: A Study of War-Time Propaganda in Berlin, Ontario 1914-1918. Wellesley, ON: Bamberg Press, 1991.
Peace Souvenir: Activities of Waterloo County in the Great War, 1914-1918. Kitchener, ON: Kitchener Daily Telegraph, 1919. Electronic excerpts available here.
William Henry Breithaupt Papers. Doris Lewis Rare Book Room, University of Waterloo.
Ontario and the First World War:
Baker, Matt. “The List of the Nation’s Heroes: Voluntary Enlistment in Chatham, Ontario 1914-1916.” Canadian Military History 24, no. 1 (2015): 141-180.
Crerar, Adam. “Ontario and the Great War.” In Canada and the First World War: Essays in Honour of Robert Craig Brown, 230-271. Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press, 2005.
Maroney, Paul. “‘The Great Adventure’: The Context and Ideology of Recruiting in Ontario, 1914-17.” The Canadian Historical Review 77, no. 1 (1996): 62-98.
Moss, Mark. Manliness and Militarism: Educating Young Boys in Ontario For War. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2001.
O’Brien, Mike. “Manhood and Militia Myth: Masculinity, Class and Militarism in Ontario, 1902-1914.” Canadian Journal of Labor Studies 42 (1998): 115-141.
Oliver, Peter. Public and Private Persons: The Ontario Political Culture, 1914-1934. Toronto, ON: Clarke, Irwin & Company, 1978.
Stamp, R.M. “Empire Day in the Schools of Ontario: The Training of Young Imperialists.” Journal of Canadian Studies 8 no. 3 (1973): 32-41.
Trowbridge, Robert W. “War Time Rural Discontent and the Rise of the United Farmers of Ontario, 1914–1919,” M.A. dissertation, University of Waterloo, 1966.
Wilson, Barbara M. and the Champlain Society for the Government of Ontario, eds. Ontario and the First World War 1914-1918: A Collection of Documents. Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press, 1977.
Young, W.R. “Conscription, Rural Depopulation, and the Farmers of Ontario, 1917–19.” Canadian Historical Review 53, no. 3 (1972): 289-320.
Canada and the First World War
Bray, R. Matthew. “‘Fighting as an Ally’: The English-Canadian Patriotic Response to the Great War.” Canadian Historical Review 61, no. 2 (1980): 141-168.
Brown, Robert and Donald Loveridge. “Unrequited Faith: Recruiting the CEF 1914-1918.” Canadian Military History 24, no. 1 (2015): 61-87.
“The Canadian Militia before the Great War.” Canadian Historical Review 4, no. 2 (1923): 98–104.
Godefroy, Andrew. For Freedom and Honour? The story of the 25 Canadian Volunteers executed in the Great War. Nepean: CEF Books, 1998.
Granatstein, J.L. and J.M. Hisman. Broken Promises: A History of Conscription in Canada. Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1977.
Iacobelli, Theresa. Death or Deliverance: Canadian Courts Marital in the Great War. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 2013.
Kealey, Greg. Secret Service: Political Policing in Canada from the Fenians to Fortress America. Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press, 2012.
Keshen, Jeff. Propaganda and Censorship During Canada’s Great War. Edmonton, AB: University of Alberta Press, 1996.
Richardson, Gus. The Great War and Canadian Society: An Oral History. Toronto, ON: New Hogtown Press, 1978.
Robin, Martin. “Registration, Conscription, and Independent Labour Politics, 1916-1917.” Canadian Historical Review 47 no. 2 (1966) 101-118.
Sharpe, Chris. “Enlistment in the Canadian Expeditionary Force, 1914-1918.” Canadian Military History 24, no. 1 (2015): 17-60.
Talbot, Robert J. “‘It Would Be Best to Leave Us Alone:’ First Nations Responses to the Canadian War Effort, 1914-18.” Journal of Canadian Studies 45, no. 1 (2011): 90-120.
Vance, Jonathon F. Death So Noble: Memory, Meaning and the First World War. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 1997.
Walker, James W. St. G. “Race and Recruitment in World War I: Enlistment of Visible Minorities in the Canadian Expeditionary Force.” Canadian Historical Review 70, no. 1 (1989): 1-26.
Winegard, Timothy C. For King and Kanata: Canadian Indians and the First World War. Winnipeg, MB: University of Manitoba Press, 2012.