Veterans with a Vision: Canada's War Blinded in Peace and War
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Beschreibung"Veterans with a Vision" provides a vibrant, poignant, and very human history of Canada's war-blinded veterans and of the organization they founded in 1922, the Sir Arthur Pearson Association of War Blinded. Serge Durflinger details the veterans' process of civil re-establishment, physical and psychological rehabilitation, and social and personal coping and describes their public advocacy for government pension entitlements, job retraining, and other social programs. This book captures the spirit of perseverance that permeated the veterans' community and highlights the accomplishments of the war blinded as advocates for all Canadian veterans and for all blind citizens.
PortraitSerge Marc Durflinger is an associate professor of history at the University of Ottawa.
Untertitel: 'Studies in Canadian Military H'. Empfohlen ab 22 Jahre. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: UNIV OF BRITISH COLUMBIA
Erscheinungsdatum: Juni 2010
Seitenanzahl: 428 Seiten