Tim Cook is an historian at the Canadian War Museum. His 11 books have won many awards, including the J.W. Dafoe Prize for At the Sharp End (2008) and for Vimy: The Battle and the Legend (2018). Shock Troops won the 2009 Charles Taylor Prize for Literary Non-Fiction. In 2013, he received the Pierre Berton Award for popularizing Canadian history. For his contributions to Canadian history, he has been named a member of the Royal Society of Canada and the Order of Canada.