Author Tim Cook shares why he feels the 100th anniversary of ending WW1 is so important

History Channel will be airing ‘100 Days To Victory’ on Sunday November 11th at 9pm! One of the contributors to the show and successful author Tim Cook spoke with Kris and Melanie about the program and the importance of the 100th anniversary since the end of WW1.

Tim Cook is a historian at the Canadian War Museum (CWM) and a director for Canada’s History Society. He was the curator for the First World War permanent gallery at the CWM, and has curated additional temporary, traveling, and digital exhibitions.

Dr. Cook is the author of over 50 refereed articles and dozens of additional pieces. He is also the author of 11 books, many of them award-winning, including Shock Troops (2008), Vimy: the Battle and the Legend (2017), and The Secret History of Soldiers (2018). In 2012, he was awarded the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal for his contributions to Canadian history, and in 2013 he received the Governor General’s History Award for Popular Media: The Pierre Berton Award. He is a member of the Order of Canada.

 

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