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An ABC of the Battle of the Atlantic

A conflict that impacted every part of Canada

Of particular interest to Secondary Socials teachers.

The Battle of the Atlantic was more than just dates and ship loss statistics. It was a conflict that impacted every part of Canada; Canada's navy grew from a few ships to hundreds, thousands of young men and women joined the service, Canadian cities took on new and critically important roles, many new industries developed; technologies and sciences advanced at a rapid pace. As in WWI, women took on an increasingly vital role. Canadian life took on a new dimension, young men saw countries they'd only read about, or heard about from their grandparents. Every aspect of life was impacted; therefore teaching a subject should not exclude the embracement of other disciplines, rather they should be considered as enrichments.