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

Intensive Care

Intensive Care

When hospital chaplain Major Violet Chaulk faced her own battle with cancer, she had to find a personal place of healing.

Six Young Leaders to Watch

Six Young Leaders to Watch

From camping ministry to gang outreach, these youth are transforming the Army’s future.

Opinion & Critical Thought

The High Call of Following

The High Call of Following

Do we pray before we complain about our leaders?

Staying the Course

Staying the Course

How our ninth doctrine encourages obedient faith.

Territorial News

Watch THQ Holy Week Services 2015

Watch THQ Holy Week Services 2015

This year’s theme: “Move our Hearts to Remember.”

Gala Dinner Benefits Army in St. John’s

Gala Dinner Benefits Army in St. John’s

Event honours John and Jane Crosbie, raises funds for Army’s New Hope Community Centre.

International News

General Burrows Memorial Service to be Streamed Live

General Burrows Memorial Service to be Streamed Live

Salvationists worldwide join in remembering the People’s General.

Salvation Army Team in Vanuatu Assesses Needs

Salvation Army Team in Vanuatu Assesses Needs

Team is working with government, NGOs to determine most effective response.

Faith & Friends

Business As Usual

Business As Usual

When a homeless man camped out on a Salvation Army thrift-store floor, the generous staff took action.

Escape From North Korea

Escape From North Korea

A simple piano started my journey to freedom, faith and The Salvation Army.