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The Home Front

Curran, Tom. -- They also served : the Newfoundland Overseas Forestry Unit 1939-1946. -- St. John's, Nfld. : Jesperson Press, 1987. -- 119 p.

Hart, Keith. -- "'Always ready for any sticky job' : the Canadian Corps of (Civilian) Firefighters in the Second World War". -- Canadian military history. -- Vol. 10, no. 3 (Summer 2001). -- P. 74-80

Hunter, Douglas. -- War games : Conn Smythe and hockey's fighting men. -- Toronto : Viking, 1996. -- 427 p.

Hurst, Alan M. -- The Canadian Y.M.C.A. in World War II. -- [S.l. : s.n., s.d.]. -- 398 p.

* Knights of Columbus. -- War services of Canadian Knights of Columbus, 1939-1947 : a history of the work of the Knights of Columbus Canadian Army huts. -- Montreal : Printed by Gazette Print. Co., 1948. -- 260 p. -- Also published in French under the title: Services de guerre des Chevaliers de Colomb canadiens, 1939-1947 : l'œuvre des huttes militaires des Chevaliers de Colomb

Lennon, Mary Jane ; Charendoff, Syd. -- On the homefront : a scrapbook of Canadian World War II memorabilia. -- Erin, Ont. : Boston Mills Press, 1981. -- 128 p.

Sanders, Wilfrid. -- Jack et Jacques : l'opinion publique au Canada pendant la Deuxième Guerre mondiale. -- Préface de Claude Beauregard, Edwidge Munn et Béatrice Richard. -- Montréal : Comeau & Nadeau, 1996. -- 97 p.

  • A confidential report of the Canadian Institute of Public Opinion, 1942

Scott, D.B. -- The home front in the Second World War = L'effort de guerre au pays. -- [S.l.] : Canadian Heritage, 1995. -- 29, 32 p. -- (About Canada : Canadian studies program)

Socknat, Thomas Paul. -- Witness against war : pacifism in Canada, 1900-1945. -- Toronto : Univ. of Toronto Press, 1987. -- 370 p.

Toews, J.A. -- Alternative service in Canada during World War II. -- Winnipeg : Publication Committee of the Canadian Conference of the Mennonite Brethren Church, [1959]. -- 127 p.

Young, Scott. -- Red shield in action : a record of Canadian Salvation Army war services in the Second Great War. -- Toronto : F.F. Clarke, 1949. -- 149 p.

Young Men's Christian Associations, Canada. National Council. War Services Executive. -- With Arthur Jones through 5 years of war : a report of Canadian Y.M.C.A. war services. -- [S.l. : s.n., s.d.]. -- 1 vol., [28] p.

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