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Image for The Fog of War: Censorship of Canada's Media in World War II

The Fog of War: Censorship of Canada's Media in World War II

By: Bourrie, Mark

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Douglas & McIntyre: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 643H4457

ISBN: 155365949X

Condition: Very Good


155365949X 334 pages. Footnotes, bibliography and index. Black and white reproductions of photos. "Explores the realities of media censorship in the context of the tension between government, free-market media, and those deputized to act on behalf of the public good. The first examination of Canadian wartime news control to use the massive files of the censors to fill in the historical gaps and answer major questions about Canada's war effort." - dust jacket. Clean and unmarked with light wear. Dust jacket progected in Brodart. A quality copy of this fascinating and controversia... View more info

Image for The Illustrated London News (ILN), Saturday, September (Sept.) 13, 1941 -  Cover Photo of U-Boat Surrender at Sea

The Illustrated London News (ILN), Saturday, September (Sept.) 13, 1941 - Cover Photo of U-Boat Surrender at Sea

By: Bryant, Arthur; Falls, Cyril; Squire, Sir John; Pycraft, W.P.

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News and Sketch, Ltd.: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201G4645

Condition: Good


Pages 321-352. Features: Photos of capture of U-boat at sea; Britain Seizes Spitzbergen - two great photos; Photo of the Duke of Kent addressing thousands of workers at the vast Glenn Martin factory in Baltimore; Photo of N.C.O. prisoners enjoying their first meal since release from Vichy France; Two photos of Lord Louis Mountbatten aboard the 'Illustrious'; Photos of British toll on shipping at Rotterdam docks; Two pages of ten great photos of Britain's Army being toughened by intensive physical and endurance training; One-page photo of Italian submarine sailors standing aboard their sinking... View more info

Image for John Grierson and the National Film Board: The politics of wartime propaganda

John Grierson and the National Film Board: The politics of wartime propaganda

By: Evans, Gary

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Canada, University of Toronto Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 115C7450

ISBN: 0802025196

Condition: Good


0802025196 329 pages. Index. Referrences. List of primary sources. Reproductions of black and white photos. "John Grierson, documentary film pioneer and founder of the National Film Board of Canada was a self-proclaimed propagandist who offered himself to Canada in the Second World War and won a place as director of Canada's official propaganda machine... But after the crisis had passed, Grierson and his idealistic associates ran up against the emerging pragmatic and functional policy approach of Mackenzie King's government." - from dust jacket. Moderate wear. Binding intact. U... View more info

Image for Maclean's, Canada's National Magazine, June 1, 1943, Vol. 56, No. 11 - Cover Photo of Lieut.-Gen. E.W. Sansom, D.S.O. / Grand Admiral Karl Doenitz

Maclean's, Canada's National Magazine, June 1, 1943, Vol. 56, No. 11 - Cover Photo of Lieut.-Gen. E.W. Sansom, D.S.O. / Grand Admiral Karl Doenitz

By: Kraus, Rene; Ross, Mary L.; O'Brien, A.W.; LeCocq, Thelma; Young, Scott; et al

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Toronto, The Maclean Publishing Company, Limited: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 417H2826

Condition: Good


52 pages. Features: Undersea Killer - Photo-illustrated article on Germany's Grand Admiral and U-boat commander Karl Doenitz,; So This is Ottawa - Mary Lowrey Ross visits Ottawa for the first time; Science in a Red Coat - photo-illustrated article on how the R.C.M.P. are harnessing science to get their man; Music While You Work - brief article explains how it reduces worker fatigue and absenteeism; Lord Louis Mountbatten - Man of Mystery; Propaganda Maestro - photo-illustrated article on John Grierson, Commissioner of Canada's National Film Board (N.F.B.); Commandos Attack - the inside story... View more info

Image for National Home Monthly Magazine, April (Apr.) 1943 - New Canadian Pacific Air Lines / The Royal Engineers - The Army's Pathfinders

National Home Monthly Magazine, April (Apr.) 1943 - New Canadian Pacific Air Lines / The Royal Engineers - The Army's Pathfinders

By: Stewart, Dr. H.L.; Cunningham, L.A.; Lent, C.; Bynum, T.; Ford, S.; Michaelson, J.M.; Macarow, P.; Luscombe Whyte, A.P.; Bayne, E.G.; Kennedy, M.; Et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Winnipeg, Home Publishing Company / National Home Monthly: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201G4780

Condition: Good


60 pages. Features: Cover photo of baby gnawing on huge Easter egg; Canadian National - Canadian Pacific ad inside front cover called "War Whoop" shows speeding night train and illustration of native warrier to explain how the night-time whistle of a locomotive means men and materiel are being rushed to the front; News digest discusses German propaganda efforts to incur western suspicion against Russia; One-page Trans-Canada Telephone System ad implores long distance users to "Be Brief!", given wartime restrictions on their ability to increase capacity; Editorial comments on s... View more info

Image for National Home Monthly Magazine, September (Sept.) 1942 - Warriors of Hindustan / Cattle Emperor Sir Sidney Kidman

National Home Monthly Magazine, September (Sept.) 1942 - Warriors of Hindustan / Cattle Emperor Sir Sidney Kidman

By: Stewart, Dr. H.L.; MacDonald, R.; Walters, C.L.; Ellerbe, A & P.; Provost, D.M.; Thornhill, M.; Brogden, S.; Bayne, E.G.; Thompson, F.; et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Winnipeg, Home Publishing Company / National Home Monthly: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201G4787

Condition: Good


44 pages. Features: National War Finance Committee ad inside front cover features mature man and woman encourages readers to financially support the war effort; News digest discusses second front difficulties, if Russia were to fall, and the Nazi "Pincers"; Editorial discusses propaganda; I Was Very Happy (short story); Warriors of Hindustan - photo-illustrated article on India and her fighting potential ; Samaritan Seed (short story); Cattle Emperor - photo-illustrated story on Sir Sidney Kidman who built up the world's greatest cattle rance; Johnny for Granted (short story); Camelli... View more info

Image for National Home Monthly Magazine, June 1942 - Hounds in Harness / The War of Axis Lies / Government of Canada Ad Says Men Must Pick Up Their Guns and Fight!

National Home Monthly Magazine, June 1942 - Hounds in Harness / The War of Axis Lies / Government of Canada Ad Says Men Must Pick Up Their Guns and Fight!

By: Stewart, Dr. H.L.; McGraw, M.H.; Walters, C.L.; Cleaver, H.; Scott, W.; Thornbill, M.; Albert, H.A.; Murray, D.; Bayne, E.G.; Trimble, A.C.; France, B.; Et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Winnipeg, Home Publishing Company / National Home Monthly: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201G4790

Condition: Good


60 pages. Features: Marvelous colour ad for the Banff Springs Hotel inside front cover; Nice Anaconda ad shows factory worker with lunch bucket heading to work beneath caption "Night Fighter"; News digest includes 'Failure of Sir Stafford Cripps', 'India is like old Eire', 'Next step in India', 'Arch-traitor Pierry Laval returns to Vichy'; Trans-Canada Telephone System one-page ad encourages readers to call 'station-to-station' rather than 'person-to-person' to preserve wartime bandwidth; Editorial discusses cutting frills; One-page ad sponsored by Canadian Industry spells out their c... View more info

Image for National Home Monthly Magazine, March (Mar.) 1942 - Hitler's Shadow Over South America / Lisbon - Capital of Intrigue

National Home Monthly Magazine, March (Mar.) 1942 - Hitler's Shadow Over South America / Lisbon - Capital of Intrigue

By: Stewart, Dr. H.L.; Titus, H.; Kirk, R.G.; Jackson, S.; Ellerbe, A. & P.; Strasser, Otto; Thornhill, M.; Clay, C.; Jaeckel, L.E.; Bayne, E.G.; Et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Winnipeg, Home Publishing Company / National Home Monthly: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201G4791

Condition: Good


60 pages. Features: Classic black and white photo ad inside front cover for the Department of Munitions and Supply for Canada encourages readers not to stare at female war-effort workers wearing pants; News digest topics include conscription as 'total' war, why a plebescite?, an embarassing pledge, and more; Fleischmann's Yeast one-page ad shows hungry Europeans contrasted with well-fed Canadians; Hitler's Shadow over South America - article by Otto Strasser; Britain's Propaganda Agent No. 1 - Big Ben - photo-illustrated article on big bells and their importance; Hang on to Your Hat (short st... View more info

Image for Canada at War, No. 42, November - December 1944

Canada at War, No. 42, November - December 1944

By: Wartime Information Board, Government of Canada

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Wartime Information Board, Government of Canada: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 118G1651

Condition: Fair


63 pages. Numerous monotone reproductions of photos in text. "A factual, monthly reference booklet of basic information on Canadian war activities." - from inside front cover. Contents: Cover photo of H.M.C.S. Uganda; Precision instruments used in sighting and Canada's new optical glass industry; Canada's New Shipbuilding Industry - article with photo of launching of minesweeper H.M.S. Myrmidon at Toronto; Women in the Services; Canada Conquers Rubber Famine; Statistics of Canada's Armed Forces strength and casualties; Canada's Forces in action - lengthy article including centerfol... View more info