129 Results
129 Results
Letters to Harvelyn from Japanese POW camps : a Canadian soldier's letters to his young daughter during World War II —Baird, Kenneth G., d. 1957.
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2004

Major Kenneth Baird was a Prisoner-Of-War in Japan during World War II. He kept a diary and wrote letters - that were never sent - to his wife Molly and daughter Harvelyn, recording misery, sickness, brutality, and death...

North Atlantic run the Royal Canadian Navy and the battle for the convoys —Milner, Marc.
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2012

The Royal Canadian Navy's escort operations during World War II continued amidst political storms in Ottawa. A history of the RCN at war. 1985.

High flight a story of World War II —Granfield, Linda.
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2003

Born in Shanghai and educated in England, John Magee was impatient to take part in the war raging in Europe and decided to enlist in the Royal Canadian Air Force. Not long after he wrote the poem "High Flight" at age nin...

One gal's army —Ward Sue, 1913-
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2009

Ward recounts her adventures in the first-ever regular Canadian army corps for women. It's the middle of WWII, but the women's "battle" is not against a foreign enemy but against a military establishment ill-prepared to ...

Homefront and battlefront Nelson BC in World War II —Crooks, Sylvia, 1936-
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2007

With a population of 7000, some 1,300 young men and women from Nelson went off to war in the early 1940's. Seventy did not come home. The last Canadian serviceman to die in action was a Nelson boy. Nelson and district ci...

Dieppe Canada's darkest day of World War II —Brewster, Hugh.
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2010

On the night of August 19, 1942, a force of five thousand Canadians launched an attack on the Nazi-held French port of Dieppe. When it was over, the Allies were forced to retreat, nearly a thousand Canadian troops lay de...

High flight a story of World War II —Granfield, Linda.
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2003

Born in Shanghai and educated in England, John Magee was impatient to take part in the war raging in Europe and decided to enlist in the Royal Canadian Air Force. Not long after he wrote the poem "High Flight" at age nin...

Le régiment de Maisonneuve vers la victoire, 1944-1945 —Marchand, Gérard, 1904-1980.
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2008

Voici le récit des péripéties vécues par les soldats du Régiment de Maisonneuve durant la phase la plus meurtrière de la Seconde Guerre mondiale. Vous revivrez de l'intérieur les drames et les joies de ces combatt...

Dieppe Canada's darkest day of World War II —Brewster, Hugh.
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2010

On the night of August 19, 1942, a force of five thousand Canadians launched an attack on the Nazi-held French port of Dieppe. When it was over, the Allies were forced to retreat, nearly a thousand Canadian troops lay de...

Holding Juno Canada's heroic defence of the D-Day beaches, June 7-12, 1944 —Zuehlke, Mark.
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2009

D-Day ended with the Canadians six miles inland - the deepest penetration achieved by Allied forces that day - but every soldier knew the worst was yet to come. The Germans began probing the Canadian lines early in the m...

Canadians behind enemy lines, 1939-1945 —MacLaren, Roy, 1934-
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2011

The story of almost 100 Canadians who volunteered during World War II to live within enemy borders, and work to bring an end to the war through sabotage and local resistance. c1981.

Camp X —Stafford, David, 1942-
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2010

Camp X, established during World War II near Whitby, Ontario, was the first secret-agent training school in North America. The graduates became spies, secret agents and guerrilla fighters. An intriguing history of covert...

Invasions without tears the story of Canada's top-scoring Spitfire wing in Europe during the Second World War —Berger, Monty.
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2008

Based on a manuscript written by Monty Berger in 1945, "Invasion without tears" chronicles the RCAF's 126 Wing from its formation in July 1943 to VE-Day two years later. The pilots of 126 Wing were among the war's most d...

Juno Beach Canada's D-Day victory, June 6, 1944 —Zuehlke, Mark.
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2010

On June 6, 1944, the greatest armada in history stood off Normandy and the largest amphibious invasion ever began, as 107,000 men aboard 6,000 ships attacked the French coast. Of the 18,000 Canadians involved in storming...

Winged combat my story as a Spitfire pilot in World War II —Bishop, Arthur, 1923-2013
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2004

From his logbooks and diaries, Arthur Bishop paints a vivid picture of the day-to-day life of a fighter pilot and that of his fellow pilots, officers and ground crew in wartime England. Among his memories is a bird's-eye...

Canadians behind enemy lines, 1939-1945 —MacLaren, Roy, 1934-
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2011

The story of almost 100 Canadians who volunteered during World War II to live within enemy borders, and work to bring an end to the war through sabotage and local resistance. c1981.

Camp X —Stafford, David, 1942-
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2010

Camp X, established during World War II near Whitby, Ontario, was the first secret-agent training school in North America. The graduates became spies, secret agents and guerrilla fighters. An intriguing history of covert...

On to victory the Canadian liberation of the Netherlands, March 23 - May 5, 1945 —Zuehlke, Mark.
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2011

The Liberation Campaign for Holland, a series of fierce battles during the last three months of the war, was bittersweet - a nation's freedom was won and the war concluded, but the fighting cost Canada over 6,000 casualt...

Terrible victory First Canadian Army and the Scheldt Estuary campaign, September 13-November 6, 1944 —Zuehlke, Mark.
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2010

Provides a soldiers-eye-view account of Canada's bloody liberation of western Holland during the Second World War. Readers are there as soldiers fight in the muddy quagmire, enduring a battle that lasted three weeks and ...

The Gothic line Canada's month of hell in World War II Italy —Zuehlke, Mark.
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2005

For four dreadful weeks, Canadian soldiers struggled against the Gothic Line - a vast network of fortifications spanning the width of the nation and braced against the hard spine of the Apennines. Using personal diaries ...

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