REPKA, William and Kathleen M. REPKA.
Title: Dangerous Patriots : Canada's Unknown Prisoners of War. Paperback.
Publisher:  New Star Books, Vancouver, 1982, ISBN:091957307x
Seller ID: 108755
REPKA, William and Kathleen M. REPKA. Dangerous Patriots : Canada's UnknownPrisoners of War. Vancouver: New Star Books, (1982). First Paperback Print ing. Pp. (10),9-249,(5). 8vo, illustrated cream card covers wtih red and brown lettering to front cover, brown lettering to spine. "William Repka was a union organizer working the Alberta sugar beet fields when the RCMP arrested him in September 1940. Denied a lawyer and unable to contact friends orfamily, he was whisked away without trial and was imprisoned for two years . Repka was one of more than a hundred left-wing and trade union activists who were interned on Canadian soil between June 1940 and September 1942 under the War Measures Act. Thrown in wiht German Nazis and Italian fascists, the men had to endure harsh and primitive conditions of imprisonment, oftenthousands of miles from their homes." - from the rear cover. Includes the following biographical profiles: 1. Kananaskis: William Repka, Pat Lenihan,Anne Lenihan, Peter Krawchuk, Tony Bilecki, John Weir, Ben Swankey, Peter Prokop, Mary Prokop. 2. Petawawa: Bruce Magnuson, Charlie Murray, Muni Taub, Louis Binder, C.S. Jackson, Ben Swankey, Toni Bilecki, William Repka, Peter Prokop, Norman Freed, Jennie Freed. 3. Hull: Mitch Sago, Bill Walsh, Dr.Howard Lowrie, Ben Swankey, Pat Lenihan, Peter Krawchuk, Bruce Magnuson, W illiam Repka, Tony Bilecki, Peter Prokop, John Weir. With appendix. Faint cover creasing, gift inscription, else very good. 12.50