Canada at War

Canada at War

A Graphic History of World War Two

Graphic Novel - 2012
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A beautifully crafted graphic novel, tracing the achievements of the Canadian Forces in the Second World War.

In 1914, Canada went to war as a subject of Britain. In 1939, it made the choice to fight all on its own.Canada at War follows the developments and setbacks, wins and losses, of a nation learning to stand up for itself in the midst of the most difficult war of the 20th century.

In graphic-novel format, fully illustrated and in full colour, Canada at War shows the growth of a nation's army, navy and air force through movingly depicted triumphs and tragedies. From the disheartening losses at Dieppe and Hong Kong through the Battle of the Atlantic and the invasion of Sicily, it focuses on the human dimension of the key battles and decisions that ultimately swung the war in the Allies' favour.

This poignant graphic account ends, after the victories of D-Day and Juno Beach and the liberation of Europe, with a final reckoning of the legacy these storied years have had on a country forged through war. Aimed at both adult and young adult readers, this very human history tells the stories behind some of this country's most distinguishing military moments.

Short-listed for the Hackmatack Children's Choice Book Award.

Publisher: Vancouver : Douglas & McIntyre, [2012]
Copyright Date: ©2012
ISBN: 9781553655961
Branch Call Number: 741.5971 KEERY
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 27 cm
Additional Contributors: Wyatt, Michael 1966-


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Oct 27, 2017

this book is probably going to rock. if you like reading this book, the try American sniper by Chris Kyle

Sep 24, 2016

It doesn't quite do any one thing in a noteworthy manner.
The narrator and all the text reads straight out of a textbook, and the art is fairly bland.

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Mar 18, 2017

Alanreviews thinks this title is suitable for 12 years and over

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Jul 21, 2014

This is about Canada's part in WWll.


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