Friday, October 23, 2015

Book notes: Bercuson on World War II

The First World War centenary is in full swing, and in Ottawa the Canadian War Museum today opens "World War Women," its exhibit on, well, just that. But the second war seems to be getting the book-length attention right now: now only Tim Cook's two volume Canadians Fighting the Second World War but, just arriving at stores and e-sellers, this one-volume summary from David Bercuson: Our Finest Hour: Canada Fights the Second World War.

Our Finest Hour is a revision of Bercuson's Maple Leaf against the Axis from twenty years ago but, it says here, has been "completely revised and updated, with new chapters that reflect the latest research."
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