Recipient of the 2014 Governor General’s History Award for Popular Media — The Pierre Berton Award
Mark Zuehlke is the author of the critically acclaimed Canadian Battle Series — the most extensive published account of the battle experience of Canada’s Army in World War II. These best-selling books continue to confirm Zuehlke’s reputation as one of Canada’s leading popular military historian. In 2006, Holding Juno: Canada’s Heroic Defence of the D–Day Beaches, won the City of Victoria Butler Book Prize. He has written six other historical works, including For Honour’s Sake: The War of 1812 and the Brokering of an Uneasy Peace, which won the 2007 Canadian Author’s Association Lela Common Award for Canadian History. Zuehlke lives in Victoria, British Columbia. He is currently working on his next Canadian Battle book and also a reflective meditation on the role of remembrance in our culture focused on his participation in the commemorative Operation Husky 2013 march that followed the footsteps of 1st Canadian Infantry Division through Sicily. Zuehlke can be found on the web at Zuehlke.ca and Mark Zuehlke’s Canadian Battle Series Facebook site.