468 Results
468 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...

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...

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.

One more border the true story of one family's escape from war-torn Europe —Kaplan, William, 1957-
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2004

During World War II, as Nazi troops took over Europe, thousands of Jews tried to flee Hitler's advance. This is the true story of one family's harrowing escape to Canada, by train and ship, travelling three-quarters of t...

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 ...

Le camp des femmes Ravensbruck —Bernadac, Christian, 1937-
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2008

Ravensbruck est unique. Seul camp de concentration réservé aux femmes, il fut un enclos de travail et d'extermination pour des dizaines de milliers de femmes. L'auteur a préféré laisser la parole à celles qui fure...

La force du bien —Halter, Marek.
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2004

L'auteur, un Juif qui a fui les persécutions nazies au cours de la Seconde Guerre mondiale, esquisse le portrait des hommes et des femmes, qui, en des temps dominés par les lâches et les tueurs, n'ont pas hésité à ...

Kasztner's train the true story of Rezso Kasztner, unknown hero of the holocaust —Porter, Anna.
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2009

In summer 1944, Rezso Kasztner, a lawyer and journalist, met with Adolf Eichmann in Budapest, where the two men made an agreement that allowed 1,684 Jews to leave for Switzerland by trainches In other manoeuvrings, Kastz...

The fog of war censorship of Canada's media in World War Two —Bourrie, Mark, 1957-
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2013

The Canadian government censored the news during World War II for two main reasons: to keep military and economic secrets out of enemy hands and to prevent civilian morale from breaking down. But in those tumultuous time...

Frères d'armes compagnie E, 506e régiment d'infanterie parachutiste, 101e division aéroportée : du débarquement en Normandie au nid d'aigle de Hitler —Ambrose, Stephen E. (Stephen Edward), 1936-
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2012

À la veille du débarquement allié de 1944, une unité d'élite, la compagnie E de la 101e division aéroportée de l'armée de terre américaine - 140 hommes - , est parachutée dans l'arrière-pays normand. Au prix d...

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...

Enfants maudits ils sont 200,000, on les appelait les "enfants de Boches" —Picaper, Jean-Paul, 1938-
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2007

Issus des amours coupables de soldats allemands et de femmes du pays pendant l'Occupation, ces "enfants maudits", maintenant à l'âge de la retraite, veulent rompre le silence et enfin sortir de la clandestinité. Soixa...

Now hear this the story of American sailors in World War II —Hoyt, Edwin Palmer.
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2012

Hoyt states that the average sailor served throughout World War II without knowing what was really happening until he read about it. Drawing on letters, memos, journals, and interviews with sailors, Hoyt provides an acco...

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...

Ordinary men Reserve Police Battalion 101 and the Final Solution in Poland —Browning, Christopher R.
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2017

The true story of Reserve Police Battalion 101 of the German Order Police, which was responsible for mass shootings as well as round-ups of Jewish people for deportation to Nazi death camps in Poland in 1942. Browning ar...

Killing the Bismarck destroying the pride of Hitler's fleet —Ballantyne, Iain.
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2017

In May 1941, the German battleship Bismarck, accompanied by heavy cruiser Prinz Eugen, broke out into the Atlantic to attack Allied shipping. The Royal Navy's pursuit and subsequent destruction of the Bismarck was an epi...

Guardian angel house —Clark, Kathy, 1953-
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2011

Momma had always told Susan that there was no safe place for a Jew, especially in German-occupied Hungary in 1944. So why were twelve-year-old Susan and her sister, Vera, being sent to a convent to be kept safe? Susan an...

Shadow warriors of World War II the daring women of the OSS and SOE —Thomas, Gordon.
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2017

Unveils the history of the courageous women who volunteered to work behind enemy lines. Sent into Nazi-occupied Europe by the United States' Office of Strategic Services (OSS) and Britain's Special Operations Executive (...

The lost eleven the forgotten story of black American soldiers brutally massacred in World War II —George, Denise.
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2017

During the infamous Battle of the Bulge, eleven brave African American soldiers were brutally massacred by Nazis in the village of Wereth, Belgium. Although they sacrificed their lives during a time when they were not tr...

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