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Second World War

Here Was Freedom

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Newfoundland offered a true escape hatch to political freedom from the Iron Curtain.

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Too Young to Die

in #82 Winter 2016/Features/History by

Many of Canada’s underage soldiers weren’t made aware that they could be shot, “that they could actually suffer horrifically and become victims,” Dallaire says. “That dimension was not even in the training construct at the time. You were always working at destroying the enemy and you never looked at the fact that you yourself could become a victim.”

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Holocaust Survivor and Author Receives Order of Newfoundland and Labrador

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He notes that while the Order of Newfoundland and Labrador is an honour to receive, “it belongs to the veterans who went in harm’s way to bring an end to the Third Reich and liberate me from a brutal slavery and certain death.”

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My dear Alice

in #79 Fall 2015/Excerpts/History/Non-fiction by

My dear Alice: War letters 1937-1950
by Clare Christie and Carol Wills
$27.95, Paperback, 276 pp.
New World Publishing, October 2015

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Family letters provide unique perspective on the Second World War

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My dear Alice: War Letters 1937-1950
By Clare Christie and Carol Wills
$27.95, paperback, 276 pp
New World Publishing, November 2014

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Books that help young readers understand the past

in #77 Holiday/History/Features by

Four historical books for young readers encourage exploration

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An exciting tale of a shipwreck and survival for young readers

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Life Lines: The Lanier Phillips Story
By Christine Welldon
$16.95, paperback, 120 pp
Breakwater Books, September 2014
Reviewed from an Advance Reading Copy

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