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Tuesday,february12 - 3 Politics and WW2 a 1940 National...

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Tuesday, February 12, 2008 Canada and WW2 1. Wartime restrictions a. Rationing, wage, and price controls, higher income taxes b. War measures act and restrictions on individual civil liberties i. Disloyal canadiens sent to camps 2. From Dieppe to D-Day a. Dieppe august 19, 1942 aka operation jubilee i. Behind schedule 1. germans sensed they were coming ii. Poor timing 1. left late from british bases 2. cdn/ brits not on same page as to when departure would take place iii. Poor communications b. D-Day, June 6, 1944 i. Bombing in advance; parachutes behind enemy lines ii. Juno Beach assault iii. A representative regional effort
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Unformatted text preview: 3. Politics and WW2 a. 1940 National Resources Mobilization Act(NRMA) + zombies i. Get men in Canada prepared for home defense ii. b. Enlistment stats i. Quebec less induced to go to war 1. thoughts of WW1 2. 50 percent less participation rate 3. Clergy did not want quebec to be involved in war due to corruption of moral character 4. tendency in quebec society was to avoid upsetting traditional balance of workin men and house women a. women may have to find jobs, did not want this 5. Quebec did not want conscription, Ontario and the rest of Canada did...
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