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Book Launch May 14
“Dangerous Enemy Sympathizers” Canadian Internment Camp B, 1940-1945
From 1940 to 1945, Internment Camp B at Ripples, some 35 kilometres east of Fredericton, played a considerable role in the Second World War.
Please join author Andrew Theobald at the Saint John Jewish Historical Museum in Saint John for the launch of his new book Dangerous Enemy Sympathizers from 7 PM to 9 PM.
J. Brent Wilson, Editor Emeritus of the New Brunswick Military Heritage Project and Katherine Biggs-Craft, Curator of the Saint John Jewish Historical Museum, will be sharing introductory remarks.
There will be a presentation of the book by the author, followed by a Q and A.
Books will be available for purchase courtesy of the Saint John Jewish Historical Museum.
Presented by Saint John Jewish Historical Museum and Goose Lane Editions. This event is organized with the assistance of the Canada Council for the Arts.
Andrew Theobald holds History degrees from Mount Allison University (BA), the University of New Brunswick (MA), and Queen’s University (PhD). He has worked as a researcher on an oral history project interviewing veterans from the Second World War, as well as historical documentaries (including the award-winning History Canada series War Story: Afghanistan and 100 Days to Victory). His books include The Bitter Harvest of War: New Brunswick and the Conscription Crisis of 1917 and numerous scholarly articles. He lives in Toronto.