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  • The End of the Beginning
    Text  Philip, Percy James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 19 Nov 1942, 171-185     The speaker's now annual report on the war situation. Coming through another year and still fighting and now able to say "We can win" and "We will win—we are winning." Reaching Mr. Churchill's phrase "the end of the beginning." Recent events leading up to these statements. The danger not past; ...
    Text  Philip, Percy James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 19 Nov 1942, 171-185   The speaker's now annual report on the war situation. Coming through another year and still fighting and now able to say "We can win" and "We will win—we are winning." ...
  • Experiences in a Japanese Internment Camp
    Text  Palmer, John Wesley, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 25 Feb 1943, 367-382     Life in Tokyo preceding the momentous events of December, 1941. The arrests of Allied nationals still left in Tokyo and other parts of Japan on the 8th of December, 1941. The speaker's ship turning back to Japan and his arrest. A description of the speaker's position today in contrast to ...
    Text  Palmer, John Wesley, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 25 Feb 1943, 367-382   Life in Tokyo preceding the momentous events of December, 1941. The arrests of Allied nationals still left in Tokyo and other parts of Japan on the 8th of December, 1941. ...
  • U.N.R.R.A. Reports on Europe
    Text  Mooney, George S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 6 Dec 1945, 135-151     A look at the situation across Europe from the Baltic on the north to the Black Sea on the south, and Poland in the east and northwest Europe. Included in the descriptions are some of the programs being carried out by the UNRRA. First, the situation in France in terms ...
    Text  Mooney, George S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 6 Dec 1945, 135-151   A look at the situation across Europe from the Baltic on the north to the Black Sea on the south, and Poland in the east and northwest Europe. Included in ...
  • The Prospects of International Order
    Text  Paton, Dr. William, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 26 Mar 1942, 340-354     The importance of moral and spiritual questions as well as those of a political or economic type. The necessity of victory before any international order of Christian civilization can develop. Three features of victory: the complete evacuation of the conquered territories; the ending of those tyrannies which are associated with ...
    Text  Paton, Dr. William, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 26 Mar 1942, 340-354   The importance of moral and spiritual questions as well as those of a political or economic type. The necessity of victory before any international order of Christian civilization can develop. ...
  • The Coastal Command and Its Work with the Royal Navy
    Text  Bowhill, Air Chief Marshal Sir Frederick, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 15 Jan 1942, 213-224     An address with two topics of focus: the Battle of the Atlantic and the Bismarck. The Battle of the Atlantic. The Navy, i.e., the Royal Navy, the Royal Canadian Navy, and the Royal Australian Navy and the task they have been given: defending the sea communications of the Empire and ...
    Text  Bowhill, Air Chief Marshal Sir Frederick, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 15 Jan 1942, 213-224   An address with two topics of focus: the Battle of the Atlantic and the Bismarck. The Battle of the Atlantic. The Navy, i.e., the Royal Navy, the Royal Canadian Navy, ...
  • Dictators and Democrats
    Text  Forbes, Miss Rosita, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 7 Mar 1940, 351-366     Some glimpses into the minds of the half dozen men whose greed, whose ambition, whose loves as well as whose hates have made the war today. Fighting for a system of living. This war as a job that we have simply got to put through in order that our own ...
    Text  Forbes, Miss Rosita, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 7 Mar 1940, 351-366   Some glimpses into the minds of the half dozen men whose greed, whose ambition, whose loves as well as whose hates have made the war today. Fighting for a system ...
  • This Democratic Empire
    Text  Bovey, Lieut.-Col. Wilfrid, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 8 Feb 1940, 283-297     Contradictions about the British Empire, for example, the terms "democracy" and "empire." A closer examination of the term British Empire. Different meanings and usage of the term British. The attempt by the Statute of Westminster to explain the British Empire with the words "free association" and "Commonwealth." Scandinavian democratic customs ...
    Text  Bovey, Lieut.-Col. Wilfrid, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 8 Feb 1940, 283-297   Contradictions about the British Empire, for example, the terms "democracy" and "empire." A closer examination of the term British Empire. Different meanings and usage of the term British. The attempt ...
  • Salute to Britain
    Text  Villeneuve, His Eminence Cardinal J.M. Rodrigue, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 17 Apr 1941, 481-494     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club. The speaker's views on Canada's future. Issues of Canadian unity. Educational rights in and outside of Quebec. Religious education. The separatist movement. Relations between English and French Canadians. Saluting Great Britain on St. George's Day. The magnificent ...
    Text  Villeneuve, His Eminence Cardinal J.M. Rodrigue, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 17 Apr 1941, 481-494   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club. The speaker's views on Canada's future. Issues of Canadian unity. Educational rights in and outside of Quebec. ...
  • Indo-China and the Japanese
    Text  May, Dr. Jacques M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 13 Feb 1941, 342-355     Indo-China, consisting of two countries: the Kingdom of Siam on the west, and on the east the five provinces united under French guidance. Effects of the fall of France. Japan's attempts to gain influence in these two countries. Examining past events in the Far East in order to understand the ...
    Text  May, Dr. Jacques M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 13 Feb 1941, 342-355   Indo-China, consisting of two countries: the Kingdom of Siam on the west, and on the east the five provinces united under French guidance. Effects of the fall of France. Japan's ...
  • The Difficulties of the Axis
    Text  McInnis, Edgar W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 12 Dec 1940, 243-256     The Nazis' attempt to create what they call the creation of a new order in Europe. The significance of the defeat of the German plans of invasion as a result of the magnificent work of the Royal Air Force. A comparison of that event with the Battle of the Marne ...
    Text  McInnis, Edgar W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 12 Dec 1940, 243-256   The Nazis' attempt to create what they call the creation of a new order in Europe. The significance of the defeat of the German plans of invasion as a result ...
  • Close to the War
    Text  Philip, Percy James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 21 Nov 1940, 193-211     The speaker's last 15 months in France. A beginning statement: "I am sure we can win this war." The long, grim road ahead. Thinking of those people in Europe who have lost the war already and who are in the Nazi grip. The situation in England. The British people. Hitler's ...
    Text  Philip, Percy James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 21 Nov 1940, 193-211   The speaker's last 15 months in France. A beginning statement: "I am sure we can win this war." The long, grim road ahead. Thinking of those people in Europe who ...
  • Axis Occupation of Holland
    Text  Fung, K.S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 9 Apr 1942, 371-379     The speaker's experiences in Holland, being there for a year and a half during the German occupation. Things heard, seen, and learned, personally. The German invasion of Holland. Reasons and circumstances for surrender. The German government in Holland. Reduction of bicycle tax. Confiscation of goods, food, and vehicles. Rationing food ...
    Text  Fung, K.S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 9 Apr 1942, 371-379   The speaker's experiences in Holland, being there for a year and a half during the German occupation. Things heard, seen, and learned, personally. The German invasion of Holland. Reasons and ...
  • The Next Few Weeks in the Far East
    Text  Woodside, Willson, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 5 Feb 1942, 250-264     Standing now at one of the great crises of the war. The Pacific War, now almost two months old. Reinforcements now reaching Java and Singapore. The need for an increase in the flow of aid to the Far East. The fate of Java, Singapore, and Rangoon to be decided in ...
    Text  Woodside, Willson, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 5 Feb 1942, 250-264   Standing now at one of the great crises of the war. The Pacific War, now almost two months old. Reinforcements now reaching Java and Singapore. The need for an increase ...
  • Towards Victory
    Text  Podoski, Victor, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 22 Jan 1942, 225-237     Paying tribute to Canadians for their understanding, encouragement and kindness to the Polish people who have found shelter in Canada since the war. The co-operation received from the Canadian Red Cross and from the I.O.D.E. and their contributions to Poland. Paying tribute to the Poles who cannot speak for themselves ...
    Text  Podoski, Victor, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 22 Jan 1942, 225-237   Paying tribute to Canadians for their understanding, encouragement and kindness to the Polish people who have found shelter in Canada since the war. The co-operation received from the Canadian Red ...
  • The Navy
    Text  Evans, Vice-Admiral A.E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 27 Nov 1941, 156-168     Words from Winston Churchill and John Masefield about the Navy. Time required to build ships and train seamen. The wisdom of ensuring that the Naval forces of the Empire are neither whittled down nor starved as they have been in the past, once this war is over. The five Royal ...
    Text  Evans, Vice-Admiral A.E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 27 Nov 1941, 156-168   Words from Winston Churchill and John Masefield about the Navy. Time required to build ships and train seamen. The wisdom of ensuring that the Naval forces of the Empire are ...
  • Defence of Liberty—There and Here
    Text  MacDonald, Right Honourable Malcolm, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 21 May 1941, 13-24     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club. The testing of the British Isles as never before. The heart of the people. An anecdote to illustrate the spirit of Britain, and its King: no doubts, no questionings, a certainty of the rightness of what they ...
    Text  MacDonald, Right Honourable Malcolm, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 21 May 1941, 13-24   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club. The testing of the British Isles as never before. The heart of the people. An anecdote to ...
  • Winston Churchill
    Text  Moir, Miss Phyllis, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 15 May 1941, 1-12     Reference to Mr. Churchill's speech in Maple Leaf Gardens when the amplifying system broke down. The speaker's experience writing a book about Mr. Churchill. Describing Winston Churchill. Seeing the human side of Mr. Churchill. Personal reminiscences and anecdotes of the speaker's experiences as Mr. Churchill's secretary. Understanding the politician and ...
    Text  Moir, Miss Phyllis, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 15 May 1941, 1-12   Reference to Mr. Churchill's speech in Maple Leaf Gardens when the amplifying system broke down. The speaker's experience writing a book about Mr. Churchill. Describing Winston Churchill. Seeing the human ...
  • The Japanese Ceylon Attack
    Text  Birchall, Wing Commander Leonard, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 18 Oct 1945, 42-60     A telling of the speaker's experiences in the war. The necessity for some information not to be conveyed, in particular war atrocities and war crimes committed in Japan, due to the fact that the war criminals in Japan have not yet been brought to trial and it would be detrimental ...
    Text  Birchall, Wing Commander Leonard, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 18 Oct 1945, 42-60   A telling of the speaker's experiences in the war. The necessity for some information not to be conveyed, in particular war atrocities and war crimes committed in Japan, due to ...
  • The Resistance Movement in Denmark
    Text  Staermose, Robert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 29 Mar 1945, 381-392     The story of Danish resistance against the Nazis in Denmark. Sabotage on factories working for the German war machine, on military corps, on German airfields, on railways and on other targets which started on a large scale in the summer of 1943. Reasons why this resistance didn't show itself before ...
    Text  Staermose, Robert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 29 Mar 1945, 381-392   The story of Danish resistance against the Nazis in Denmark. Sabotage on factories working for the German war machine, on military corps, on German airfields, on railways and on other ...
  • The Empire
    Text  His Excellency The Right Honourable The Earl of Athlone, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 10 Dec 1942, 218-225     A look back at the speaker's previous speech in January of 1941, and conditions in Britain at that time. The different picture in Britain today. A consideration of the war in relation to Empire. Making sure that criticism of the Empire is based on accurate and complete knowledge and not ...
    Text  His Excellency The Right Honourable The Earl of Athlone, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 10 Dec 1942, 218-225   A look back at the speaker's previous speech in January of 1941, and conditions in Britain at that time. The different picture in Britain today. A consideration of the war ...
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