Canada in World War II: Roots of the Conflict

Canada WW2 Roots smThis book is part of the Canada in World War II series and examines the causes of the conflict. The book explains the background to the beginning of World War II and covers the political situation in Europe in 1939, the rise of Hitler and the Nazis, Japanese expansion in Asia and the Pacific, the role of fascism and communism, the breakdown of the Treaty of Versailles, and the failure of the League of Nations, and features maps, charts, statistics and a series of profiles of leaders of the Allies and the Axis Powers.

Published by Weigl Publishers

Release Date: 2016

ISBN: 978-1-4872-0311-5 (hardcover); 978-1-4872-0312-2 (softcover)

Ages 8-12     Grades 4-6


“This series is an excellent introduction to, and overview of, Canada’s participation in World War II.”

You can read the full review of all the books in the series at the CM Magazine website.