Category Archives: Archives, Documents, Books

Notes on printed and similar materials: books, documents, maps, items from archives, etc.

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Remembrance Day Brochure, 1945, Medicine Hat Camp

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Mr. Henderson’s notes: Remembrance Day for the members of the Veterans Guard of Canada was a essential part of their life style – not only commemorating the loss of family and friends in the First World War, but now sons and daughters and … Continue reading

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A Medicine Hat PoW Journal from 1944, page 7: Capture and transport

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Continuing on from A Medicine Hat PoW Journal from 1944, pages 1-6, here is page 7, which tells how the prisoners’ journey started in Africa. Although this book appears to belong to one man, Rudolf KRUSE, I do not know … Continue reading

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A Medicine Hat PoW Journal from 1944, pages 1-6

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Hello, this is Jill Browne posting after a long absence. As you may know already, I am not an expert in German Prisoners of War in Canada, but I have a lot of relevant photos. Most of these are from … Continue reading

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Program from a Play Presented by German Prisoners of War in Mimico, Ontario, September 1942

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The program date is “3 September 1942” and the names in the program, as far as I can make them out, are: A. GIESE R. TREU E. LANGHANS F. FELDMANN T. AXENFELD H. JACOBSEN S. KNAPPE A. PAETOW E. KLEINAU … Continue reading

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Veterans Guard of Canada: Wade MATLOCK items

From the Henderson Homefront Archives and Collection.  Some information about the MATLOCK collection of items, from R. J. Henderson:   The permit measures 20 X 12.5  cm Christmas Card – (closed) is 10 X 13 cm Pay Book closed measures … Continue reading

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Veterans Guard of Canada: Wade MATLOCK (pictures 21 through 23)

*** More information to come ***  From the Henderson Homefront Archives and Collection. 

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Veterans Guard of Canada: Wade MATLOCK (pictures 17 through 20)

From the Henderson Homefront Archives and Collection.  Christmas Card – (closed) is 10 X 13 cm.

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Veterans Guard of Canada: Wade MATLOCK (pictures 13 through 16)

*** More information to come ***  From the Henderson Homefront Archives and Collection.  

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Veterans Guard of Canada: Wade MATLOCK (pictures 9 through 12)

From the Henderson Homefront Archives and Collection. Pay Book closed measures 10 X 13.3 cm.

Books: Ephemera, and Women PoW

R.J. Henderson’s recent books include one on the ephemera in his collection.In mid-2009, he heard that a lady is writing a book on women prisoners of war in Canada.  These would not have been German women, but rather Canadians being punished for fraternizing with the enemy.