The Second World War generated many heroes - thousands sacrificed their lives for their country. But there were also many unsung heroes who gave hours of their time and skill to help the war effort.
In Canada, for example, women all over the country gathered to sew quilts to give to bombed-out families in Britain. Now a new exhibition is celebrating their efforts. Andrea Thomas went to take a look. She spoke to Dr Anna Mansi.
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