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Department
History
Course
HIS263Y1
Professor
Mc Kim/ Penfold
Semester
Winter

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HIS 263 mar.3 World war two: Social History Soldiers, citizens and consumers 1. The soldiers story a. Million Canadians served in the military in W.W 2 b. All white, all dressed in suits masks the motivations to enlist c. Some wanted a job, end of depression d. Exaggerated e. Not on relief, people already had jobs f. Masculine experience g. Desire for glory, masculine pride h. Hitler had to be stopped, good war i. Fight for freedom, democracy, security j. Experiences land sea and air, European theater k. Some in pacific, defense of Hong Kong l. Smallest navy, grew 92k at peak m. Not any one time, 1 million i. Key role for navy, defend convoys of troops and supplies across north Atlantic ii. Conditions on ship is very poor n. Air force i. 150k at peak ii. Most RCAF patrol coastal border iii. Escort and bomber over Europe iv. Dangerous, rate of causalities is higher www.notesolution.com
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