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David Grebstad

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David Grebstad
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Soldier, historian.

Lieutenant-Colonel Grebstad is a serving artillery officer in the Canadian Army. He is originally from Dryden, Ontario and holds a BA in History from the University of Manitoba (1996), an MA in History from the University of New Brunswick (2012), and a Master of Defence Studies from the Royal Military College of Canada (2013). He and his wife currently reside in Wasaga Beach, Ontario. He wrote the 2022 book A Confluence of Destinies: The Saga of the Winnipeg Falcons’ 1920 Olympic Gold Medal Victory in Ice Hockey.

His articles for the Manitoba Historical Society:

The Guns of Manitoba: How Cannons Shaped the Keystone Province, 1670-1885
Manitoba History, Number 72, Spring-Summer 2013

A Tale of Two Houses: The Rise and Demise of the Legislative Council of Manitoba, 1871-1876
Manitoba History, Number 75, Summer 2014

Manitoba and the “Great Crusade:” The Invasion of Normandy, 6 June 1944, 70 Years Later
Manitoba History, Number 75, Summer 2014

Winnipeg’s First Execution
Manitoba History, Number 86, Winter 2018

150 Years of Citizen-Soldiers in Manitoba
Prairie History, Number 7, Winter 2022

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