War Cabinet Minutes: 1945-01-17

War Cabinet Minutes: 1945-01-17


Title Proper RG2 A-5-B REEL C-04876 FILE M ITEM 6
Date(s) of material from this resource digitized 1945
General material designation
From this item, LOI has digitized a textual records or images.
Scope and content
This item includes minutes of the War Committee of the Cabinet dated 01 January 1945 concerning the employment of Japanese Canadians for special duty in Australia (for psychological warfare). The three individuals designated for this employment were unwilling however, unless the Canadian government guaranteed their re-entry into Canada after the war. This matter is discussed in the minutes.
Name of creator
Canada. Privy Council Office created this archive.
Immediate source of acquisition
The digital copies of the records were acquired by the Landscapes of Injustice Research Collective between 2014 and 2018.
The digitization level of this record is unknown.



War Cabinet Minutes: 1945-01-17
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