Second World War, general
Six Years of War, (The Army in Canada, Britain and the Pacific), Volume I of the Official History of the Canadian Army in the Second World War, by Col. C.P. Stacey, Queen's Printer, Ottawa, 1955.
The Canadians in Italy, 1943 - 1945, Volume II of the Official History of the Canadian Army in the Second World War, by Lt. Col. G.W.L. Nicholson, Queen's Printer, Ottawa, 1957.
The Victory Campaign, (Operations in North-West Europe 1944-1945), Volume III of the Official History of the Canadian Army in the Second World War, by Col. C.P. Stacey, Queen's Printer, Ottawa, 1960.
Second World War, Royal Canadian Navy
The Naval Service of Canada, Official History Volumes I and II, by Gilbert Norman Tucker, King's Printer, Ottawa, 1952.
Far Distant Ships, An Official Account of Canadian Naval Operations, by Joseph Schull, King's Printer, Ottawa, 1950. Republished by Stoddart Publishing, Toronto, 1987.
The Ships of Canada's Naval Forces 1910-1992, by Ken Macpherson and John Burgess, Vanwell Publishing, St. Catharines, 1993.
Second World War, Royal Canadian Air Force
The Creation of a National Air Force, Volume II of the Official History of the Royal Canadian Air Force, by W.A.B. Douglas, University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1986.
The Crucible of War, 1939-1945, Volume III of the Official History of the Royal Canadian Air Force, by Brereton Greenhous, Stephen J. Harris, William C. Johnston and William G.P. Rawling, University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1994.
RCAF Squadron Histories and Aircraft 1924-1968, by Samuel Kostenuk and John Griffin, published by A.M. Hakkert, Toronto, 1977. Also published by Samuel Stevens and Company, Sarasota, Florida, 1977.
They Shall Grow Not Old: a Book of Remembrance, edited by Les Allison and Harry Hayward, Commonwealth Air Training Plan Museum, Brandon, Manitoba, 1992.
Second World War online resources
Library and Archives Canada
A Real Companion and Friend: The Diary of William Lyon Mackenzie King (archived)
Faces of the Second World War
From Colony to Country: A Reader's Guide to Canadian Military History (archived)
Lest We Forget: Cenotaph Research
Military Medals, Honours and Awards, 1812–1969
Service Files of the Royal Canadian Navy, 1910-1941 – Ledger Sheets
Second World War Service Files: Canadian Armed Forces War Dead
War Diaries, Ship Logs and Operations Record Books
Prime Ministers' Fonds (ArchiviaNet: On-line Research Tool) (archived)
Through a Lens: Dieppe in Photographs and Film (archived)
Victory Bonding: Wartime Messages from Canada's Government, 1939-1945 (archived)
Canadian Military History Gateway
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Canadian War Brides
Canadian War Museum
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Juno Beach Centre
Legion Magazine's Last Post Database
Since 1928, Legion Magazine has honoured those Canadians who have served their country by publishing, in print, short death notices for Royal Canadian Legion members with military backgrounds, Canadian war veterans and Legion members with police service.
Military History Research Centre
The Canadian Letters & Images Project
The Memory Project
Veteran's Affairs Canada: Native Soldiers – Foreign Battlefields