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Hemlines and hairdos : body management for the feminine ideal in the Canadian Women's Army Corps
The onslaught of World War II (WWII) brought with it an unprecedented mobilization of the female population in both Allied and Axis countries, as well as a rapid "masculinizatlon " of women's roles. In the absence of ...
Civil defence in Canada 1939-1965 : garnering public support for war and nuclear weapons through the myth of protection
The Canadian federal government used a civil defence program to sustain public support for World War Two and afterwards for a defence policy based on nuclear weapons. The successful implementation of civil defence ...
"From moribund to mobilized" : the Lake Superior Regiment, 1920-1940
The intent of this work is to determine to what extent the Lake Superior Regiment of the Non-Permanent Active Militia1 fulfilled both its military and civic role in the Lakehead cities of Fort William and Port Arthur, ...