Norm Christie | CEF Books

Canada’s Battlefields

Telling the stories of Canadians during the First and Second World Wars who helped to liberate Europe


New first stanza for THE MAPLE LEAF FOREVER
(composed by Art Currie)
“From sea to sea, Our Land is free,
Our rivers, lakes and forests, The prairies vast and mountains high,
Our nation lays before us, And so we stand for the good and true,
And we will stand that way together, Across our grand Dominion as One
The Maple Leaf Forever.”

Sunday, June 5 info: MILITARY SHOW / Saturday, July 16 info: MILITARIA SHOW

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TOUR UPDATES It appears that Canada will remove mask and vaccine mandates shortly, to conform to international travel regulations. If this turns out to be true we will be setting tour dates for later in the year. Stay tuned! Keep the pressure on and Hold The Line. Remember there are elections coming. WHO SPEAKS FOR YOU!

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CSEF; Canadians In Siberia, 1918-1919 ONLY $9.99

GUESTS OF THE KAISER; Canadian POWS of the Great War ONLY $9.99

Canada’s Soldiers in Siberia

The Allied Intervention in Siberia, 1918-1919; few know that 4,200 Canadians of the Canadian Siberian Expeditionary Force (CSEF) were involved in a muddled operation against the Bolsheviks.
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Guests of the Kaiser

The book also contains the stories of the 100 Escapees, gallantry awards, and many other fascinating details of this forgotten piece of Canadian history.
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Tours, TV Series / DVDs, and Books

Norm Christie is the author of the For King & Empire book series and host of History Television’s critically acclaimed six part series, For King and Empire, For King And Country, and Battlefield Mysteries. Additionally, he hosted a two-hour History Television special on Canada’s Lost Battlefields, and another on the Secret Liberators, and the newly released Great War Tour.

Have a history question? Send it to Norm!
First and Second World War Tours

Find out about opportunities available to you to tour the First and Second World War battlefields and other significant locations with Norm Christie

First / Second World War TV Series DVDs

Order exclusive Norm Christie DVDs, including the television series Battlefield Mysteries, For King And Empire, and For King And Country

First and Second World War Books

Wide selection of Norm Christie titles, memoires and first-hand accounts of First and Second World War experiences by the people who were there.

“In the Access to History series I’ve found battles and their consequences presented in brief, crisp narratives, supplemented by readable maps and apt quotes of participants, better than I once thought possible.”


Doug Fisher, Legion Magazine
Return to the Canadian battlefields of the First and Second World Wars, either in person or through the many DVDs and books, with renowned military historian Norm Christie as he travels to battlefields, monuments and cemeteries throughout Europe.


Included in all of Norm Christie’s DVDs are interviews and personal accounts as seen by the Canadians who were there, and who remembered and documented their experiences.

Jim Moffet

427 Lancaster Bomber Squadron

Timmins, Ontario

Striking Back

Al Sirois

SOE Agent

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

The Secret Liberators

Norm Christie

Military Historian

Norm spent six years with the Commonwealth War Graves Commission in England (1990-1993) and in France (1993-1996), including three years as Chief Records Officer.

A metallurgical engineer by trade, Christie has combined his varied background and 20 years of research to produce a unique view into the First World War. Since 1996 he has written 17 books on the Canadian Military History experience in two World Wars.

Meet Norm at a military show, Ask Norm a history question, Join Norm on a Battlefield Tour, or Watch Norm one of his many documentaries

Norm Christie will be attending or speaking at a number of events in 2014. He will be available to sign DVDs and books, and to discuss his Battlefield Tours. Norm will also answer any questions on the history of Canadians in the two World Wars and will have a full range of books and DVDS available.

Check to see if there are any military shows or events scheduled.

Read more about this campaign in media;

National Post
Calgary Sun
Leader Post

Other interesting news;
Solving the mystery of Rudyard Kipling’s son

1992 Jack Kipling Identification

The Jack Kipling identification has been getting a lot of coverage lately. It appears that after only 24 years, the doubters have conceded that the original report from 1992 was, in fact, correct. For those who don’t know, I wrote that report when Record Officer of the CWGC in Maidenhead, England. For YOUR EYES ONLY the report is in this email. It’s odd but I am not mentioned in any of these articles, and no one bothered to contact me (very odd). My feelings are very hurt. If you have any questions please contact me.

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