NORMAN S. LEACH is an historian, freelance writer, and professional speaker from Calgary, Alberta. A graduate of the University of Manitoba, where he majored in Strategic Studies, he focuses on pre-1919 Canadian history, particularly military history. He was named an honorary peacekeeper by the Canadian Armed Forces for his contributions to the Princess Patriciaís Canadian Light Infantry. This is his second book for Folklore Publishing, the first being Canadian Peacekeepers. Most recently, Leach was the historical advisor on the Paul Gross production of the film Passchendaele.