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Bombs and Barbed Wire

Stories of Acadian Airmen and Prisoners of War, 1939-1945

Little has been written about the Acadians who served in Canada’s armed forces during the Second World War. In fact, the prevailing notion suggested that Acadians refused to support the war … 204 View
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Introduction

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The Introduction highlights the role of Acadians in every theatre of the Second World War and states the book’s objective of bringing their stories to a wider audience. 3 $0.30 Add
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A Different Life: The Story of Blair Bourgeois

Chapter One

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Chapter One focuses on the story of Blair Bourgeois, a member of the RCAF from Moncton, New Brunswick, discussing his training in England, the No. 425 “Alouette” Squadron, four-leaf … 12 $1.20 Add
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A Bloody Colonial: The Story of Roger Pichette

Chapter Two

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Chapter Two focuses on the story of Roger Pichette of the RCAF from Campbellton, New Brunswick, describing his education, time as a tail gunner, time with the No. 142 Squadron known as the … 17 $1.70 Add
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“I was always apprehensive”: The Story of Ulysse Gallant

Chapter Three

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Chapter Three focuses on the story of Ulysse Gallant, from Moncton, New Brunswick, describing his career in the army with the New Brunswick Rangers before the war, joining the airforce and … 13 $1.30 Add
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The Fourteenth Mission: The Story of Joseph Laurie Cormier

Chapter Four

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Chapter Four focuses on the story of Laurie Cormier of Moncton, New Brunswick, describing his time as a tail gunner for the No. 427 “Lion” Squadron of the RCAF, his capture as a … 21 $2.10 Add
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Executed in a Field: The Story of Henri Édouard Dubé

Chapter Five

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Chapter Five focuses on the story of Henri Édouard Dubé from Edmonston, New Brunswick who was executed by the Nazi alongside Richard Noble, an American soldier for aiding the Resistance … 14 $1.40 Add
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Dieppe, August 19, 1942: The Story of John Arsenault

Chapter Six

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Chapter Six focuses on the story of John Arsenault, from Adamsville, New Brunswick, describing his time with the Royal Canadian Engineers in the 7th Field Company, the failed storming of Dieppe, … 16 $1.60 Add
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“Like a load of pigs”: The Story of Alcide Gallant

Chapter Seven

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Chapter Seven focuses on the story of Alcide Gallant, from Abrams Village, Prince Edward Island, describing his time Perth Regiment of the 11th Canadian Infantry Brigade of 5th Canadian Armoured … 11 $1.10 Add
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“Like a dream”: The Story of Armand Landry

Chapter Eight

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Chapter Eight focuses on the story of Armand Landry, from Saint-François-de-Madawaska, New Brunswick, his time with the Royal 22nd Regiment or “Van Doos,” his constant companions … 17 $1.70 Add
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The Death March: The Story of Léo Vienneau

Chapter Nine

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Chapter Nine focuses on the story of Léo Vienneau from Caraquet Island, New Brunswick, describing his time with the riflemen of Les Fusiliers Mont-Royal, time as a corporal with B Company, … 13 $1.30 Add
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“A beating every day”: The Story of Léo Pitre

Chapter Ten

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Chapter Ten focuses on the story of Léo Pitre from Jacquet River, New Brunswick, describing his time in Hong Kong in 1941 with the Royal Rifles of Canada and the Winnipeg Grenadiers, capture … 21 $2.10 Add
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“They wanted to humiliate us”: The Story of Guy Sirois

Chapter Eleven

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Chapter Eleven focuses on the story of Guy Sirois from Saint-Hilaire, New Brunswick, describing his time in the Far East, capture by the Japanese, his captivity, conditioning of the working … 13 $1.30 Add
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Conclusion

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The Conclusion reflects on the sacrifice of these men and the many more in the Canadian war effort and how they should be remembered. 2 $0.20 Add