Canada at war : a graphic history of World War Two
Call Number940.5371 K26c
Statement of ResponsibilityPaul Keery ; Michael Wyatt, illustrator.
Creators & ContributorsKeery, Paul
Summary"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. [Canada at War] 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." —Publisher
Physical Description 1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly colour illustrations ; 27 cm
PublisherVancouver : Douglas & McIntyre
RecognitionGifted in 2015 by David & Susie Zacks