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Zombie Army : The Canadian Army and Conscription in the Second World War (Hardcover) (Daniel Byers)

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Zombie Army tells the story of Canada’s Second World War military conscripts – reluctant soldiers pejoratively referred to as "zombies" for their perceived similarity to the mindless movie monsters of the 1930s. In the first full-length book on the subject in almost forty years, Byers combines previously underused and newly discovered records to argue that although conscripts were only liable for home defence, they soon became a source from which the active army recruited overseas fighters. He also challenges the traditional nationalist-dominated impression that Quebec was only a grudging participant in the war.

Number of Pages: 324
Genre: History
Sub-Genre: Canada / Pre-Confederation (to 1867), Military / World War II
Series Title: Studies in Canadian Military History
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Univ of British Columbia Pr
Author: Daniel Byers
Language: English
Street Date: May 9, 2016
TCIN: 51240590
UPC: 9780774830515
Item Number (DPCI): 248-18-1065

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