This fully illustrated book will showcase the colourful and wide variety of headdress worn by the Canadian military from 1812 to the present. Included are sections on cocked hats, forage caps, cavalry helmet, Home Service pattern and universal pattern (white) helmets, winter headdress, shakoes, slouch hats, field service caps and much more.

Chapters also include the RCAF and the RCN. Appendices provide extensive detail extracted from General Orders and Dress regulations on colours of piping, plumes and hackles worn. Almost 600 individual items of headdress are shown as a well as over 150 contemporary photos. This book will be of interest to headdress and uniform collectors as well as badge collectors.

The book includes an extended introduction by well-known historian Rene Chartrand.