Books written by Tim Cook

The Secret History of Soldiers

Allen Lane | September 18, 2018 | 400 pages
Tim Cook, Canada's foremost military historian, offers a surprising portrayal of how soldiers found solace, distraction and entertainment to escape the horrors of the trenches during the Great War. There have been thousands of books on the Great War, and hundreds on Canada's part in the conflict,... More Info


Allen Lane | March 7, 2017 | 488 pages
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The Necessary War

Penguin Books Canada | September 29, 2015 | 536 pages
The definitive account of Canadians fighting in the Second World War written by Canada's premier military historian Tim Cook, Canada's leading war historian, ventures deep into the Second World War in this epic two-volume story of heroism and horror, loss and longing, and sacrifice and endurance.... More Info

Fight to the Finish: Canadians in the Second World War, 1944-1945

Allen Lane | September 29, 2015 | 576 pages
The magisterial second volume of Tim Cook's definitive account of Canadians fighting in the Second World War. Historian Tim Cook displays his trademark storytelling ability in the second volume of his masterful account of Canadians in World War II. Cook combines an extraordinary grasp of military... More Info