War Cry/ Salvationist: Archives


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warcryThe Canadian War Cry was first published on November 1, 1884. Since that date The War Cry has gone through many changes in format, size and design culminating in the current magazine format and name change to the Salvationist. With the exception of just a few issues,  copies of all the War Crys published in Canada are in the archives.

The Archives is pleased to offer on line 105 years of the Canadian War Cry in PDF format beginning with the first eight editions of the War Cry which was first published on November 1, 1884. Issues for the complete years  1885 to 1979 (with the exception of several issues which are missing from the Archive’s collection)are now available. The years 1940 – 1943 covering the War years make for very interesting reading as these issues document The Salvation Army Red Shield services to the troops.

Also on line are the 2008,  2009 and 2010 issues of THE SALVATIONIST which are word searchable. Gradually the remaining  editions of  The War Cry and The Salvationist will be added, as time permits. Enjoy the read!

Most issues are word searchable. However, a number of issues have been scanned from our micro-films and although readable and downloadable are not at this time word searchable.

The archived War Crys /Salvationist can be searched by going to the ALL FIELDS SEARCH BOX and typing a word i.e. Brown in the  field box or going to the DATE PUBLISHED BOX  and typing in a date i.e.  1884. To access these search boxes you need to :

salvationist

CLICK here to access the SEARCH SCREENS

Note that unless stated all content is copyright of The Salvation Army Canada and Bermuda Territory and may not be reproduced without permission.

Permission to reproduce text can most often be easily obtained by contacting the Director of  the Salvation Army Archives

Family Friendly

Family Friendly

Pregnant and alone, Peipei Dai found support at the Bethany Hope Centre.

Putting Down Roots

Putting Down Roots

Ken and Mary Green weren’t cut out to be bystanders at Nipawin Corps in Saskatchewan. That meant becoming soldiers.

Opinion & Critical Thought

Dear Jackson

Dear Jackson

A letter to my son about what it means to be a man.

Lost and Found at Christmas

Lost and Found at Christmas

After losing his memory, a man struggled to survive, alone in a new country. But what could a Salvation Army officer do?

Territorial News

Christmas Kettle Campaign Raises Over $23 Million

Christmas Kettle Campaign Raises Over $23 Million

Annual appeal surpasses $21-million goal.

Canadian Staff Songsters Dedicated for Ministry

Canadian Staff Songsters Dedicated for Ministry

Newly formed group makes debut at installation service.

International News

Salvation Army Launches The Whole World Mobilising Initiative

Salvation Army Launches The Whole World Mobilising Initiative

New program to help Salvationists move the Army’s mission forward.

General Leads 25th Anniversary Celebrations in Russia

General Leads 25th Anniversary Celebrations in Russia

Congress brings Salvationists together for time of worship and encouragement.

Faith & Friends

Page Turner

Page Turner

A visit to a local library helped Steve Wiscombe start a new chapter.

The Day the Lies Stopped

The Day the Lies Stopped

An encounter with God forced convicted drug dealer Maxwell Assing to finally face the truth.