COOPER, Lois MacDonald.
Title: Wartime Letters Home
Publisher:  Borealis Press, Ottawa , 2005, ISBN:0888873026
Seller ID: 95587
COOPER, Lois MacDonald. Wartime Letters Home. Ottawa : Borealis Press, 2005. Pp [i]-xi,(1),-349,(5). Illustrated. Map. 8vo, illustrated grey card covers. “The Canadian Red Cross Society has a long and proud history of humanitarian service. An important chapter of that history was written during the Second World War by the Canadian Red Cross Corps Overseas Detachment andthe enthusiastic young women who volunteered to serve their country and hu manity in a time of dire need. Lois MacDonald Cooper is one of those women.A 23-year-old resident of Ottawa when she joined the Red Cross to go overs eas in August of 1943, Mrs. Cooper was part of a contingent of over six hundred women who served their country with great pride and patriotism. There is indeed little doubt, as Mrs. Cooper notes in her letters, that they wentto England as “girls” and returned to Canada as "women." - from the Forewo rd. Very good. 15.00