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Canada and the liberation of the Netherlands, May 1945

Author: Lance Goddard
Publisher: Toronto, Ont. : Dundurn Group, 2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Nazi Germany's invasion of the Netherlands in May 1940 marked the beginning of five years of terror for the Dutch people. They faced oppression and death with remarkable stoicism, but nothing could save them from the Hunger Winter of 1944-5, when more than 30,000 people died of starvation. In this time of unimaginable despair, Canada came to the rescue, playing the largest role in liberating the Netherlands and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lance Goddard
ISBN: 1550025473 9781550025477
OCLC Number: 180772786
Description: 1 online resource (239 pages) : illustrations, maps, portraits
Contents: Darkness; A Ray of Hope; Battle of the Scheldt: 1 October - 8 November 1944; Winter on the Maas: 9 November 1944 - 7 February 1945; The Rhineland Campaign: 8 February - 11 March 1945; The Final Phase: 12 March - 4 May 1945; De Bevrijding: 5 May 1945; Between Friends.
Responsibility: Lance Goddard ; foreword by Richard Rohmer.
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Told through interviews with Dutch survivors and Canadian veterans, Canada and the Liberation of the Netherlands, May 1945 delves into this little-known chapter of history.  Read more...

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