Special VE Day 1995 Edition (Heritage Notes No. 6) by Jean Kyte (edited by Bill O’Shea)

First published in May 1995

1939 & 1940

To the Louisbourg of 1939, the looming war declared by Great Britain and France on Germany on September 3rd was a minor affair that hardly rippled the even tenor of everyday life…

Read more by downloading the free PDF version of this Heritage Notes: 

The writer / editor:

William A. O’Shea was a researcher, historian, and manager for Parks Canada / Heritage Canada. His professional life was dedicated to learning more about and teaching Canada about the history of our country. One of his personal passions has always been to learn more about local histories and share them with the broader community. He was a founding member of the Louisbourg Heritage Society, Deputy Mayor of the Town of Louisbourg (Nova Scotia) and wrote many books and articles about the town of Louisbourg and the surrounding area. He called Louisbourg home for more than 30 years. Until his passing on October 14th, 2019, he resided in Cornwall, Ontario near his home town of Long Sault, Ontario. 

William A. O’Shea (Bill O’Shea) explaining the history of St. Rafael’s Ruins to Mai O’Shea in Glengarry, Ontario.

This site is maintained by Kevin O’Shea (son of Bill O’Shea).

Contact Kevin (email): makingbetterteachers@gmail.com

Twitter: @madformaple


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