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The information front : the Canadian Army and news management during the second World War

Author: Timothy Balzer
Publisher: Vancouver : UBC Press, [2011] ©2011
Series: Studies in Canadian military history.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The first book on the public relations efforts of the Canadian Army during the Second World War.
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Genre/Form: Electronic book
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Balzer, Timothy.
Information front : the Canadian Army and news management during the second World War.
Vancouver : UBC Press, [2011]
xii, 255 pages ; 24 cm.
(DLC) 10831339
(OCoLC)694225424
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy Balzer
ISBN: 9780774819015 0774819014 0774819006 9780774819008 1280777834 9781280777837
OCLC Number: 872674590
Description: 1 online resource (271 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: The beginnings : the growth of Canadian Army PR and policy, September 1939 to June 1943 --
Trial and error : Sicily and Italy, July 1943 to June 1944 --
The publicity machine : the Northwest Europe Campaign and beyond, June 1944 to May 1945 --
"Sugaring the pill" : selling Dieppe to Canadians --
Public relations triumph, press relations debacle : the Invasion of Sicily --
Murder, massacre, and friendly fire : three Normandy case studies.
Series Title: Studies in Canadian military history.
Responsibility: Timothy Balzer.
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