Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Interned Without Cause

The Internment of Canadian Anti-fascists During World War Two

Socialist History Project

Interned Without Cause: The Internment of Canadian Anti-fascists during World War Two, was first published in Ukrainian as Bez vyny vynuvati in the newspaper Life and Word. It was translated into English by Pat Prokop, and first appeared in English in serial form in the monthly journal The Ukrainian Canadian under the title Convicted Without Trial. It was published as a book in 1985 by Kobzar Publishing Company.

About the Author

Peter Krawchuk was born in western Ukraine in 1911. After he emigrated to Canada in 1930, he became active in the Ukrainian Labour-Farmer Temple Association (ULFTA), joining the staff of Ukrainski robitnychi visti (Ukrainian Labour News) in 1936. Over the next six decades, he wrote dozens of books, pamphlets and articles about the Ukrainian Left in Canada. He was president of the Association of United Ukrainian Canadians, the ULFTA’s successor organization, from 1979 to 1991.

Peter Krawchuk died in Toronto in February 1997, not long after publication of his major work on the Ukrainian left in Canada, Our History: The Ukrainian Labour-Farmer Movement in Canada, 1907-1991.

Read this book online HERE.

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