Q&A with author Andrew Theobald

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Andrew Theobald’s latest book Dangerous Enemy Sympathizers examines the history of Canadian Internment Camp B. 

The latest installment in Goose Lane Editions’ New Brunswick Military Heritage Series launches this month. Dangerous Enemy Sympathizers by Andrew Theobald details the history of Canadian Internment Camp B located just outside Fredericton in the community of Ripples, New Brunswick. Chosen for its rural location, the camp operated from 1940 to 1945 and interned hundreds who were deemed enemy sympathizers by the Canadian government.

To celebrate the 26th book is this ongoing series, author Andrew Theobald will be participating in three separate book launch events this month beginning May 13 at the Provincial Archives of New Brunswick. 

Andrew Theobald holds history degrees from Mount Allison University (BA), the University of New Brunswick (MA), and Queen’s University (PhD). He has worked as a researcher on an oral history project interviewing veterans from the Second World War, as well as  historical documentaries (including the award-winning History Canada series War Story: Afghanistan and 100 Days to Victory). His books include The Bitter Harvest of War: New Brunswick and the Conscription Crisis of 1917 and numerous scholarly articles. He lives in Toronto.

Book Launch Events:

May 13 | Provincial Archives of New Brunswick | Fredericton, NB | 7 p.m. | View Event
May 14 | Saint John Jewish Historical Museum | 7 p.m. | View Event
May 15 | Minto Public Library | 7 p.m.  | View Event

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