Frank Maas


Wilfrid Laurier University


Dr. Roger Sarty

Academic Interests:

Canadian Military History
Cold War
History of Military Technology
Defence Procurement


Pierre Trudeau and the Leopard Main Battle Tank

Bio Note:

Frank received his BA in History from King’s University College affiliated with the University of Western Ontario) in 2008. He studied the Light Armoured Vehicle and its service with the Canadian and American armed forces for his MA, which he received from the University of Western Ontario in 2009. He is currently working on his doctorate at Wilfrid Laurier University,  where he is researching the purchase of the Leopard tank by the Canadian Forces in the 1970s, and its role in an era of changing Canadian foreign and defence policy.

Added November 2011