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Title Words of Valediction and Remembrance
Canadian Epitaphs of the Second World War
Catalog Number 00262
Summary His profoundly moving book presents a selection of the personal inscriptions engraved on the headstones of the fallen soldiers of the Second World War. Eric McGeer considers these final expressions of love and remembrance in light of the sources of consolation to which bereaved families turned. Interwoven with historical details in a rich narrative style, the book speaks as much about the battles Canadians fought as it does about the valedictions of the families. Book jacket.
Object Name Book
Call# 940.54654 MACG
ISBN 978-1-55125-095-3
Author McGeer, Eric
Subjects War
World War II
Monuments & memorials
Edition First
Publisher Vanwell Publishing Limited, 2008
Published Place St. Catherines, ON
Physical Description 312 pg Hardcover
23.9 x 16 x 2.5 cm
Copy# 1
Credit line Donated by Dr. Eric McGeer
Event World War, 1939-1945
Notes Inscription inside front cover:
"to John Stephens with thanks and all best wishes for the QORC archives"
Signed //Eric McGeer//