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The Information Front: The Canadian Army and News Management during the Second World War

Balzer, Timothy
Publisher:  UBC Press
Date Written:  01/07/2011
Year Published:  2011  
Pages:  271pp   Price:  $32.95  
In wartime, capturing the hearts and minds of the citizenry is arguably as important as victory on the battlefield. The Information Front explores the Canadian military’s use of public relations units to manage news during the Second World War. These specialized units were responsible for providing sufficient and positive news coverage to Canadians at home. This fascinating study traces the transformation of an emergent PR organization.


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