Saints, Sinners, and Soldiers

Saints, Sinners, and Soldiers

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The first-ever synthesis of both the patriotic and the problematic in wartime Canada, Saints, Sinners, and Soldiers shows how moral and social changes, and the fears they generated, precipitated numerous, and often contradictory, legacies in law and society. From labour conflicts, to the black market, to prostitution, and beyond, Keshen acknowledges the underbelly of Canada's Second World War, and demonstrates that the qGood Warq was a complex tapestry of social forces ii½ not all of which were above reproach.... 40; James B. Lamb, The Corvette Navy: True Stories from Canadaa#39;s Atlantic War (Toronto: Stoddart, 2000), 147-148; ... 4, Inspection Report, Venereal Disease Control, MD #5, n.d.; DND, vol. ... NAC, MG28 I63, Health League of Canada papers (HLC), Reel C-9815, Report of Meeting, 11-12 Oct. 1939. NAC, RG29, National Health and Welfare records, vol. ... 10, 924, file 239 C1.7(D19), First Cdn Army, Medical Instructions, 28 July 1945; Feasby, Canadian Medical Services, 114;anbsp;...

Title:Saints, Sinners, and Soldiers
Author:Jeffrey A. Keshen
Publisher:UBC Press - 2007-10-01


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