Conscription Crisis of 1944

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  • Conscription Crisis

    The year of 1944 led the nation of Canada into despair over the issue of the WW2. The current situation at that times steered people to believe that Conscription was the only solution to the problem. Conscription was the compulsory enrollment in armed forces which had once tore apart the nation of Canada back in 1917. The after math of was that the conscription crisis of 1944 in Canada, which was an unnecessary action that created bitter disputes between the French & English citizens, which reduced the war effort and also tested the Governments decision-making from preventing another civil disorder within the nation. Also the Conscripts weren’t needed overseas due the large amounts of active volunteers in the war, which allowed Canada to still…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Conscription

    Conscription is the enforced enlistment of citizens for military service. Conscription was used in both World War I and World War II creating a divide between the English and French Canadians. Majority of French Canadians did not agree with conscription in either war. They found that it would be both unnecessary and unsuccessful. In WWI many soldiers and politicians realized the war would not end quickly. People learned of the conditions in the trenches and number of casualties in Europe, which…

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  • The Phio War: Causes Of The Phony War

    * Alliance between Germany, Italy and later Japan * The 'Blitz' * in September of 1940, bombings of London and other major cities occurred in what the British called `the Blitz` * Italian Campaign, 1943 * in July 1943, Canadian, British, and American forces launched an assault on the Italian island of Sicily * by September of 1943, the Allies had pushed on the Italian mainland—the battle for the mainland would be a greater challenge for the Allies though—they…

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  • Pros And Cons Of The Commonwealth Air Training Plan

    offered huge areas of land to develop training sites and manufacture planes. Canada is also right beside the United States and near Great Britain, which allowed them to have easier access to aircraft parts and transportation of men and their equipment. During 1940 – 1945, 151 BTCAP schools and other facilities were developed across Canada. The schools and facilities were run by thousands of members of the women’s division and many other volunteers of the Royal Canadian Air Force. The…

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