Primary Documents and Official Accounts:
Canadian Military Headquarters Report # 184: Canadian Participation in the Operations in North-West Europe, 1944. Part V: Clearing the Channel Ports, 3 Sep 44 - 6 Feb 45.
24 September, 1947.
Canadian Military Headquarters Report # 188: Canadian Participation in the Operations in North-West Europe, 1944. Part VI: Canadian Operation, 1 Oct - 8 Nov. The Clearing of the Scheldt Estuary. 7 April 1948.
Canadian Military Headquarters Report # 172: Canadian Participation in Civil Affairs - Military Government. Part IV: Belgium and the Netherlands, General History Survey. 11 March 1947.
C.P. Stacey, Official History of the Canadian Army in the Second World War: Volume III, The Victory Campaign, The Operations in Northwest Europe. Ottawa: Queen’s Printer, 1960.
(Available online as a PDF file)
See Chapters 13-16.
For the strategic perspective:
Chapter XIII, Antwerp, Arnhem and Some Controversies, August – September 1944
For the Channel Ports:
Chapter XIV, Clearing the Coastal Belt and the Ports, September 1944
For the Battle of the Scheldt:
Chapter XV, The Battle of the Scheldt, September-November 1944, Part I: Planning, and Operations North of Antwerp.
Chapter XVI, The Battle of the Scheldt, September-November 1944, Part II: Breskens, South Beveland, Walcheren.
Books and Monographs:
Denis and Shelagh Whitaker, Tug of War: The Canadian Victory that Opened Antwerp. Toronto: Stoddart, 1984.
Terry Copp, Cinderella Army: The Canadians in Northwest Europe, 1944-1945. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2006.
Mark Zuehlke, Terrible Victory: First Canadian Army and the Scheldt Estuary Campaign, September 13–November 6, 1944. Toronto: Douglas and McIntyre, 2007.
Veterans Affairs Canada – The Battle of the Scheldt
(An example of the current Canadian Government-sanctioned perspective on the significance of these events)
Veterans Affairs Canada - The Liberation of the Netherlands
The Juno Beach Centre - The Battle of the Scheldt
(Includes primary document examples and excerpts)
Legion Magazine: Canadian Military History in Perspective Series
The Liberation Of Belgium: Army, Part 33
November 1, 2000 by Terry Copp - See more at: https://legionmagazine.com/en/category/canadian-military-history-in-perspective/army/page/16/#sthash.hznC3QMi.dpuf
Crossing The Leopold: Army, Part 34
January 1, 2001 by Terry Copp - See more at: https://legionmagazine.com/en/category/canadian-military-history-in-perspective/army/page/16/#sthash.hznC3QMi.dpuf
Canadian Participation In The World War II Battle To Win The Breskens Pocket: Army, Part 35
March 1, 2001 by Terry Copp - See more at: https://legionmagazine.com/en/category/canadian-military-history-in-perspective/army/page/16/#sthash.hznC3QMi.dpuf
2nd Division In September 1944: Army, Part 36
May 1, 2001 by Terry Copp - See more at: https://legionmagazine.com/en/category/canadian-military-history-in-perspective/army/page/16/#sthash.hznC3QMi.dpuf
Taking Walcheren Island: Army, Part 38
November 1, 2001 by Terry Copp - See more at: https://legionmagazine.com/en/category/canadian-military-history-in-perspective/army/page/15/#sthash.8nBLW7Dj.dpuf
Advancing To The Maas: Army, Part 39
January 1, 2002 by Terry Copp - See more at: https://legionmagazine.com/en/category/canadian-military-history-in-perspective/army/page/15/#sthash.ywgeZTnY.dpuf
The Battle North Of Antwerp: Army, Part 37, September 1, 2001 by Terry Copp