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Canadian women and the Second World War

Ruth Roach Pierson

Canadian women and the Second World War

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Published by Canadian Historical Association in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Women,
  • Canada -- Armed Forces -- Women

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRuth Roach Pierson.
    SeriesCanadian Historical Association
    The Physical Object
    Pagination31 p. ;
    Number of Pages31
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23820895M


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