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La mauvaise mère

Marguerite Andersen a huit ans quand Hitler prend le pouvoir, quinze quand la Seconde Guerre mondiale éclate, vingt au lendemain de l’armistice. Yeux baissés devant l’horreur, toute à sa soif de ...

Du beurre ou des canons

Ce livre explore l’expérience de la faim et des privations, constitutive de l’histoire allemande au début du XXe siècle, ainsi que le reflet de cette expérience dans la mémoire sociale, comprise ...

Canada at 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

Par (auteur) Suzanne Evans
Catégories: La Deuxième Guerre mondiale

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 ...

The Spoon Stealer

Par (auteur) Lesley Crewe
Catégories: Littérature générale

Emmeline has liberated hundreds of spoons over her lifetime—from the local library, Cary Grant, Winston Churchill. She is a compulsive spoon stealer. When Emmeline unexpectedly inherits the farm she ...

River Battles

Par (auteur) Mark Zuehlke
Catégories: Histoire militaire
Séries: Canadian Battle Series

The fifth and final Canadian Battle Series volume set in Italy, The River Battles tells the story of this campaign’s last and hardest months. In riveting detail and with his trademark “you-are-there” ...

Gorgeous War

Par (auteur) Tim Blackmore
Catégories: Études sur les médias

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. ...

Land Beyond the Sea

Par (auteur) Kevin Major
Catégories: Roman historique

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In the small hours of October 14, 1942, a German U-boat sank ...

Polish War Veterans in Alberta

Par (auteur) Aldona Jaworska
Catégories: La Deuxième Guerre mondiale

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

Par (auteur) Sally Ito
Catégories: La Deuxième Guerre mondiale

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 ...