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Title Canada and the Second World War : essays in honour of Terry Copp / Geoffrey Hayes, Mike Bechthold, and Matt Symes, editors ; foreword by John Cleghorn.

Publication Info. Waterloo, Ontario, Canada : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, [2012]

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Description 1 online resource (501 pages) : illustrations, maps, portraits
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Language Text chiefly in English. Includes 1 essay in French.
Contents Introduction -- 1 Terry Copp's Approach to History / Mark Osborne Humphries -- The Home Front. 3 "To Hold on High the Torch of Liberty" Canadian Youth and the Second World War / Cynthia Comacchio -- 4 Fighting a White Man's War? First Nations Participation in the Canadian War Effort, 1939-1945 / Scott Sheffield -- 5 Harnessing Journalists to the War Machine Canada's Domestic Press Censors in the Second World War / Mark Bourrie -- 6 Dangerous Curves Canadian Drivers and Mechanical Transport in Two World Wars / Andrew Iarocci -- 7 How C.P. Stacey Became the Army's Official Historian The Writing of The Military Problems of Canada, 1937-1940 / Roger Sarty.
The War of the Scientists. 8 "Strike Hard, Strike Sure" Bomber Harris, Precision Bombing, and Decision Making in RAF Bomber Command / Randall Wakelam -- 9 Leadership and Science at War Colonel Omond Solandt and the British Army Operational Research Group, 1943-1945 / Jason Ridler -- 10 Wartime Military Innovation and the Creation of Canada's Defence Research Board / Andrew Godefroy.
Northwest Europe. 15 No Ambush, No Defeat The Advance of the Vanguard of the 9th Canadian Infantry Brigade, 7 June 1944 / Marc Milner -- 16 Defending the Normandy Bridgehead The Battles for Putot-en-Bessin, 7-9 June 1944 / Mike Bechthold -- 17 Operation Smash and 4 Canadian Armoured Division's Drive to Trun / Angelo Caravaggio -- 18 A History of Lieutenant Jones / Geoffrey Hayes.
The Aftermath. 19 A Biography of Major Ronald Edmond Balfour / Michelle Fowler -- 20 The Personality of Memory The Process of Informal Commemoration in Normandy / Matt Symes -- 21 An Open Door to a Better Future The Memory of Canada's Second World War / Jonathan F. Vance.
Summary Terry Copp's tireless teaching, research, and writing has challenged generations of Canadian veterans to discover an informed memory of their country's role in Second World War. This title presents a collection, drawn from the work of Terry's colleagues and former students, and considers Canada and Second World War from a wealth of perspectives.
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Subject World War (1939-1945)
World War, 1939-1945 -- Canada.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns.
Canada -- History -- 1939-1945.
Chronological Term 1939-1945
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Copp, Terry, 1938- honouree.
Hayes, Geoffrey, 1961- editor.
Bechthold, Michael, 1968- editor.
Symes, Matt, editor.
Other Form: Print version: Canada and the Second World War 9781554586295 (DLC) 2012494161 (OCoLC)775060614
ISBN 9781554586455 (electronic bk.)
1554586453 (electronic bk.)
9781554586462 (electronic bk.)
1554586461 (electronic bk.)