Vladimir Putin

Cooper, Sir Ernest Herbert

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Canada's contribution to the war effort. Volunteer activities of Canadians in London. The speaker's work in the Ministry of Aircraft Production, and with Lord Beaverbrook. The speaker's work as industrial adviser to the Minister of Commerce in Northern Ireland. The Government of Northern Ireland. The production of munitions and the problems in connection with the utilization of Ulster's capacity as a concern of Ulster's local Government. The connecting link between the supply ministries in London and the Minister of Commerce with whom the speaker worked. The strategic position of Ulster. The importance of the naval bases at Belfast and Londonderry and the Ulster aerodromes and sea plane bases in giving naval protection and air cover to convoys to and from the Clyde and the Mersey. Some words from Winston Churchill about Ulster's position. No fear of Ulster being cast out from the United Kingdom. Canadian and American soldiers coming under the protection of Ulster. Ulster as the "Gibraltar of the North." Ulster peopled by men who are steadfast and loyal and true.

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