Patrick M. Dennis
wrote “1918: Year of the Conscript.” He is a retired Air Force colonel and the author of
Canadian Conscripts and the Great War. He served abroad for more than twenty years, including tours as Canada’s deputy military representative to the NATO Military Committee in Brussels and as defence attaché to Israel. He has lectured on global political-military affairs at Wilfrid Laurier University and was an instructor with the Canadian Forces College in Toronto, specializing in command and management and the law of armed conflict.