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Pier 21 Pier 21

An Illustrated History of Canada's Gateway

by Thompson, Alexa & van de Wiel, Debi

This extraordinary collection of historical photographs and informative text tells the story of one of Canada's most important National Historic Sites: Pier 21 on the Halifax waterfront in Nova Scotia. It was through this "Gateway of Hope" that over one million new Canadians passed on their way to a new life in Canada. The facility, which operated continuously between 1928 and 1971, was also the processing site for endless numbers of soldiers, prisoners of war, displaced persons, and refugees as well as "war brides" and "guest children" caught up in the tragic drama of World War II.

Paperback, 140 pages, Richly illustrated.

USD 18.95 / CAD 22.95

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