Give Me Shelter: The Failure of Canada's Cold War Civil Defence (Studies in Canadian Military History)

Give Me Shelter: The Failure of Canada's Cold War Civil Defence (Studies in Canadian Military History)

By: Andrew Burtch (author)Hardback

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Give Me Shelter is a revealing addition to studies of Canada's Cold War home front and will appeal to scholars and students of Canadian social, political, and military history since 1945.

About Author

Andrew Burtch is the historian for the post-1945 period at the Canadian War Museum.

Contents

Introduction 1 From World War to Cold War, 1945-50 2 The Korean War and the Trouble with Civil Defence, 1950-53 3 Publicizing Armageddon: Responsible Citizenship and Civil Defence, 1948-54 4 Evacuation and Celebration, 1954-56 5 Emergency Measures, 1957-59 6 The Survival Army, 1959-62 7 The Path to a Shelter Program, 1949-59 8 Irresponsible Citizens, 1959-62 9 Cuba, Confusion, and Retreat, 1962-68 Conclusion Notes Bibliography Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780774822404
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 300
  • ID: 9780774822404
  • weight: 560
  • ISBN10: 0774822406

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