Second World War

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Canada at War

By (author) J.L. Granatstein
Categories: Second World War

Canada at War examines the impact of both world wars on Canada and Canadians by examining conscription, foreign policy, and politics, with William Lyon Mackenzie King, Canada’s longest-serving prime ...

The Taste of Longing

By (author) Suzanne Evans
Categories: Second World War

Half a world away from her home on Manitoulin Island, Ethel Mulvany is starving in Singapore’s infamous Changi Prison, along with hundreds of other women jailed there as POWs during the Second World ...

Gorgeous War

By (author) Tim Blackmore
Categories: Media studies

Gorgeous War examines ways in which modernist design ideals influenced German and American heraldry, and argues that the two visual worlds form the foundations of contemporary corporate brand programs. ...

Polish War Veterans in Alberta

By (author) Aldona Jaworska
Categories: Second World War

In the aftermath of World War II, more than 4,500 Polish veterans, displaced by war and the Soviet-oriented Polish government, were resettled in Canada as farm workers; 750 of these men were accepted ...

Emperor's Orphans, The

By (author) Sally Ito
Categories: Second World War

From the shadows of postwar Canada and Japan to the vast Canadian prairies of the new millennium, The Emperor’s Orphans explores cultural identity through movements of place and voice. The story Sally ...

Forged in Fire

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Surmonter l’épreuve : Canada et la Seconde Guerre mondiale

The Second World War transformed Canada and its place in the world. The outbreak of war in September ...

Traitors of Camp 133, The

By (author) Wayne Arthurson
Categories: Second World War

Captain Mueller is dead. Hanged, apparently, by his own hand. But ex-police officer and war hero Sergeant August Neumann doesn’t think it’s quite so simple. How could it be, with blackshirts, legionnaires, ...

Forgotten Victory

By (author) Mark Zuehlke
Categories: Second World War
Series: Canadian Battle Series

During the winter of 1944–45, the western Allies desperately sought a strategy that would lead to Germany’s quick defeat. From the Swiss border to the North Sea, hundreds of thousands of soldiers ...

Long Night of the Tankers

A fresh account of a lesser-known but critical component of the Atlantic naval theatre during World War II. Using war diaries, after-action reports, and first-hand accounts, authors Bercuson and Herwig ...

The Constructed Mennonite

By (author) Hans Werner
Categories: Second World War

John Werner was a storyteller. A Mennonite immigrant in southern Manitoba, he captivated his audiences with tales of adventure and perseverance. With every telling he constructed and reconstructed the ...