FOR KING AND COUNTRY: ALBERTA IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR.


364 pp, 11 1/4" H. Pictorial endpaper, b&w photographs, maps, drawings, reproductions. A collection of articles illustrating the contributions of and effects to Albertans in World War II. Divided into two sections, Albertans Overseas and Albertans on the Home Front, the articles range from Dr. David Bercuson's "The Calgary Highlanders at the Walcheren Causeway, October, 1944" and Phyllis Patterson's "An Alberta Girl in the RCAF Women's Division" to Peter Melnycky's "Tears in the Garden: Alberta Ukranians During the Second World War" and Catherine Cole's "Every Kitchen is an Arsenal: Women's War on the Homefront in Northern Alberta". Minor wrinkling at top/bottom of front hinge. Dust jacket has minor rubbing, minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine.

Title: FOR KING AND COUNTRY: ALBERTA IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR.

Author Name: Tingley, Ken, ed. Foreword by W. Bruce McGillivray. Preface by Maurice F.V. Doll. (David Bercuson, Harris Field, Jessie Morrison, Carrielynn Lamouche, James Dempsey, Phyllis Patterson, Rodney Pike, Stanley Reynolds, David Lewis, Reginald Roy, et al.)

Categories: Military - World War II, Canada - Prairie Provinces,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Edmonton, Provincial Museum of Alberta / Reidmore Books: 1995

ISBN Number: 1895073812

ISBN Number 13: 9781895073812

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good+

Jacket Condition: Very Good+

Seller ID: 28737

Keywords: Calgary Highlanders, Metis, Indians, Alberta, RCAF, Pilots, Tiger Moth, Mosquito, Edmonton, Italy, Personal Reminiscences, World War II, Second World War, Walcheren Causeway, Loyal Edmonton Regiment, Italy, Nurses, Normandy, Native Peoples, North American Indians, RCAF, Women's Division, Royal Canadian Navy, RCN, Air Training, Mosquitoes, Mosquito, Red Deer, Homefront, Popular Culture, Mid-20th Century Canada, Americans, Balloon Bombs, Blatchford Field, British Commonwealth Air Training Plan, Volunteer Services, German Prisoners of War, POWs, Medicine Hat, August Plaszek, Karl Lehmann, Japanese, Ukrainians, Veterans..,