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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

Through the Fire

Through the Fire

After losing their home, a family finds hope amid the ashes.

Natural Resources

Natural Resources

How The Salvation Army cultivates rural ministry.

Opinion & Critical Thought

The Long Road to Freedom

The Long Road to Freedom

We need to be free on the outside and the inside.

Common Ground

Common Ground

Do Christians and Muslims worship the same God?

Territorial News

Army Leaders Attend B.C. Elders Gathering

Army Leaders Attend B.C. Elders Gathering

Being guests of the Elders “a great honour.”

Thrift Stores Send Kids to Camp

Thrift Stores Send Kids to Camp

Annual campaign raises record-breaking amount.

International News

Rio Mission Teams Take Christ into the Community

Rio Mission Teams Take Christ into the Community

Salvationists use sports to reach out to young people and spread the gospel.

Accountability Movement Looks at Governance Structures

General André Cox explains why good governance is a spiritual, as well as financial, issue.

Faith & Friends

Allyson Felix: The Amazing Racer

Allyson Felix: The Amazing Racer

Gold-medal winning athlete says faith fuels her running.

An Epic of Biblical Proportions

An Epic of Biblical Proportions

In theatres this month, Ben-Hur sets a falsely charged man on a collision course with the might of the Roman empire.