The Half-Million: the Canadians in Britain, 1939-1946 - INSCRIBED - books-new

The Half-Million: the Canadians in Britain, 1939-1946 - INSCRIBED

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Title The Half-Million: the Canadians in Britain, 1939-1946 - INSCRIBED
ISBN 9780802057570
Author Stacey, C. P. + Wilson, Barbara M.
Subject World History
Binding Hardcover
Publisher University Of Toronto Press
Publisher Year 1987
Condition Fine in Very Good dust jacket
Description Inscribed by author, title page, "For xxx and xxx with good wishes, Charlie Stacey. " Includes index and references; numerous B&W photos throughout. ; Distinguished historian C. P. Stacey and Barbara Wilson, archivist at the Canadian Public Archives, studied the at-times uneasy relationships between the Canadian military people and the British residents during the Second World War, comparing those with the British people and the American military personnel. The authors pay special attention to the question of Canadian men and British women, with note of the 40, 000 marriages that resulted, and the incidence of crime and punishment. Among their original sources are censorship reports quoting letters written by Canadian military members and British civilians. ; Signed by Author

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