1945, when Canada won the war

by Desmond Morton

Publisher: Canadian Historical Association in Ottawa

Written in English
Published: Pages: 36 Downloads: 843
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  • Canada,
  • Canada.

Subjects:

  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Canada.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Canada -- Historiography.,
  • Canada -- History -- 1914-1945.,
  • Canada -- History -- 1914-1945 -- Historiography.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 26-31)

Other titlesWhen Canada won the war
StatementDesmond Morton.
SeriesHistorical booklet / Canadian Historical Association,, no. 54, Historical booklet (Canadian Historical Association) ;, no. 54
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF1034 .M58 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination36 p. ;
Number of Pages36
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL930153M
ISBN 100887981577
LC Control Number95230243
OCLC/WorldCa32727040

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