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Author Balzer, Timothy, 1966-

Title The information front : the Canadian Army and news management during the second World War / Timothy Balzer
Published Vancouver : UBC Press, [2011]
©2011
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Description 1 online resource (271 pages) : illustrations
Series Studies in Canadian military history, 1499-6251
Studies in Canadian military history. 1499-6251
Contents The beginnings : the growth of Canadian Army PR and policy, September 1939 to June 1943 -- Trial and error : Sicily and Italy, July 1943 to June 1944 -- The publicity machine : the Northwest Europe Campaign and beyond, June 1944 to May 1945 -- "Sugaring the pill" : selling Dieppe to Canadians -- Public relations triumph, press relations debacle : the Invasion of Sicily -- Murder, massacre, and friendly fire : three Normandy case studies
Summary The first book on the public relations efforts of the Canadian Army during the Second World War
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Canada. Canadian Army -- Public relations -- History -- 20th century.
Armed Forces and mass media -- Canada -- History -- 20th century.
Propaganda, Canadian -- History -- 20th century.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Press coverage -- Canada.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Canada -- Propaganda.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0774819006
0774819014 (e-book)
1280777834
9780774819008
9780774819015 (e-book)
9781280777837