Think Like a Historian
The Liberation of the Netherlands in Sketches: Molly Lamb
The Think Like a Historian: The Liberation of the Netherlands series highlights Canada’s role in the liberation of the Netherlands in 1945. Through primary source analysis, we will discover diverse perspectives on the liberation.
Molly Lamb was Canada’s first official female war artist. She was sent overseas in 1945 to document the experiences of Canadian service members in the Netherlands in the aftermath of the Second World War. Discover how her focus on the Canadian Women’s Army Corps (CWAC) provided a rare look into the everyday activities of women during wartime.