Fighting

The War: The German Army

Part of a series, this issue of La Guerre examines the German army.

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Dieppe

The Dieppe raid was launched on the northern coast of France in August of 1942. Over 6000 infantrymen, predominantly Canadians, took part. Half of them returned to England without having accomplished their objectives; the rest were killed or captured. Bob Bowman, an overseas correspondent with the CBC, detailed the event in this pamphlet for the Canadian public.

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CEF to the Crown Colony of Hong Kong

In 1941 the British War Office requested that Canada send reinforcements to the colony of Hong Kong, the aim being to establish a stronger presence in the region should war break out in the Far East. This document contains the subsequent report on the Canadian Expeditionary Force sent to Hong Kong.

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With Canada's Fighting Men

In September 1941 a group of Canadian journalists were taken on a tour through the eastern Canadian establishments of the Navy, Army, and Air Force, in addition to a number of industrial plants engaged in wartime production. This booklet details the observations of G.H. Sallans, a journalist for the Vancouver Sun, throughout that tour.

Canadians All

Responding to the perceived potential for a fifth-column attack on behalf of the Nazi regime, Professor Kirkconnell seeks to bring Canadians together under an umbrella of unity. In this booklet he explains and emphasizes the commonalities among the different races and cultures that comprise the Canadian polity, arguing for the war as a perfect opportunity to recognize these commonalities and fight against disunity - something he argues the Nazis could use to infiltrate Canada.

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Canada at War, No. 45

First published in August of 1940, the Canada at War series aimed to provide Canadians with the most up-to-date information on the war effort, both at home and overseas. This is the 40th issue in that series.

Canada and the War - Winston Churchill

This pamphlet contains the french-language version of a speech by Winston Churchill, Prime Minister of Great Britain, presented to the Canadian Senate and House of Commons.

The Victoria Cross

This booklet honours Canadians who were awarded the Victoria Cross from the beginning of the Second World War to 1944.

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Let's Face the Facts - Four Addresses

During the war the CBC became a vital tool of the war effort, presenting a variety of wartime programming aimed at informing and motivating the Canadian public. The "Let's Face the Facts" series presented such speeches by a variety of notable Canadians commenting on different aspects of the war effort. This particular collection of speeches contains four addresses by Dorothy Thompson, Robert E. Sherwood, James Hilton, and John W. Dafoe. Suggested additional readings are also included.

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Let's Face the Facts - William Lyon Mackenzie King

During the war the CBC became a vital tool of the war effort, presenting a variety of wartime programming aimed at informing and motivating the Canadian public. The "Let's Face the Facts" series presented such speeches by a variety of notable Canadians commenting on different aspects of the war effort. This particular speech was given by William Lyon Mackenzie King, Prime Minister of Canada.

Let's Face the Facts - Robert E. Sherwood

During the war the CBC became a vital tool of the war effort, presenting a variety of wartime programming aimed at informing and motivating the Canadian public. The "Let's Face the Facts" series presented such speeches by a variety of notable Canadians commenting on different aspects of the war effort. This particular speech was given by Robert E. Sherwood, an American playwright.

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Let's Face the Facts - Richard O. Boyer

During the war the CBC became a vital tool of the war effort, presenting a variety of wartime programming aimed at informing and motivating the Canadian public. The "Let's Face the Facts" series presented such speeches by a variety of notable Canadians commenting on different aspects of the war effort. This particular speech was given by Richard O. Boyer, the foreign correspondent of the New York evening newspaper, "PM".

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Let's Face the Facts - Percy J. Philip

During the war the CBC became a vital tool of the war effort, presenting a variety of wartime programming aimed at informing and motivating the Canadian public. The "Let's Face the Facts" series presented such speeches by a variety of notable Canadians commenting on different aspects of the war effort. This particular speech was given by Percy J. Philip, the Canadian Correspondent to the New York Times.

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Let's Face the Facts - Colonel Oliver Mowat Biggar

During the war the CBC became a vital tool of the war effort, presenting a variety of wartime programming aimed at informing and motivating the Canadian public. The "Let's Face the Facts" series presented such speeches by a variety of notable Canadians commenting on different aspects of the war effort. This particular speech was given by Colonel Oliver Mowat Biggar, the Chairman of the Canadian Section of the Permanent Joint Board of Defence of Canada and the United States.

Let's Face the Facts - Matthew H. Halton

During the war the CBC became a vital tool of the war effort, presenting a variety of wartime programming aimed at informing and motivating the Canadian public. The "Let's Face the Facts" series presented such speeches by a variety of notable Canadians commenting on different aspects of the war effort. This particular speech was given by Matthew H. Halton, journalist and foreign correspondent for the CBC.

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Let's Face the Facts - Lewis Mumford

During the war the CBC became a vital tool of the war effort, presenting a variety of wartime programming aimed at informing and motivating the Canadian public. The "Let's Face the Facts" series presented such speeches by a variety of notable Canadians commenting on different aspects of the war effort. This particular speech was given by Lewis Mumford, noted American author.

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Let's Face the Facts - Lawrence Hunt

During the war the CBC became a vital tool of the war effort, presenting a variety of wartime programming aimed at informing and motivating the Canadian public. The "Let's Face the Facts" series presented such speeches by a variety of notable Canadians commenting on different aspects of the war effort. This particular speech was given by Lawrence Hunt,

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Let's Face the Facts - James G. Gardiner

During the war the CBC became a vital tool of the war effort, presenting a variety of wartime programming aimed at informing and motivating the Canadian public. The "Let's Face the Facts" series presented such speeches by a variety of notable Canadians commenting on different aspects of the war effort. This particular speech was given by James G. Gardinre, Minister of National War Services.

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Let's Face the Facts - John W. Dafoe

During the war the CBC became a vital tool of the war effort, presenting a variety of wartime programming aimed at informing and motivating the Canadian public. The "Let's Face the Facts" series presented such speeches by a variety of notable Canadians commenting on different aspects of the war effort. This particular speech was given by John W. Dafoe, the Editor-in-Chief of the Winnipeg Free Press.

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Let's Face the Facts - James Hilton

During the war the CBC became a vital tool of the war effort, presenting a variety of wartime programming aimed at informing and motivating the Canadian public. The "Let's Face the Facts" series presented such speeches by a variety of notable Canadians commenting on different aspects of the war effort. This particular speech was given by James Hilton, an English novelist.

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