book cover of the Necessary War by Tim CookDr. Tim Cook, a Research Associate of the Laurier Centre for Military, Strategic and Disarmament Studies (LCMSDS) and Adjunct Research Professor in the History Department of Carleton University, recently won his second Charles P. Stacey Award for making an outstanding contribution to Canadian military history.

Dr. Tim Cook has been named co-winner of the 2014-2015 Charles P. Stacey Award for The Necessary War, the first volume of his epic two-part story of Canadian loss and longing, sacrifice and endurance during the Second World War. The Canadian Commission for Military History and the Canadian Committee for the History of the Second World War award this prize for distinguished contributions in the study of conflict and society in Canada. Dr. Cook previously received the 1999–2000 Charles P. Stacey Award for No Place to Run: The Canadian Corps and Gas Warfare in the First World War.

Read the full article on the LCMSDS webpage.