Voices of the Left Behind

Voices of the Left Behind

Project Roots and the Canadian War Children of World War II

Book - 2006
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Voices of the Left Behind contains the personal stories of nearly 50 Canadian war children who have been helped by Project Roots. It is filled with fascinating archival images and documents as well as original wartime correspondence between the mothers, the Canadian fathers, and the Department of National Defence, Veterans Affairs, and other Canadian institutions. Letters from the war children to the Military Personnel Records Unit of the National Archives of Canada illustrate the historic pattern of denial. What these institutions all have in common is their consistent refusal to help war children find their Canadian fathers. Introductory essays frame the subject and give a historical context to the tragic situations these women and their children found themselves in.

Publisher: Toronto : Dundurn Group, c2006
ISBN: 9781550025859
1550025856
Branch Call Number: 940.531610922 Rai 3558
Characteristics: 236 p. :,ill

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