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Operation Husky : the Canadian Invasion of Sicily, July 10 - August 7, 1943.

Author: Mark Zuehlke
Publisher: New York : Douglas & McIntyre, 2009.
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On July 10, 1943, two great Allied armadas of over 2,000 ships readied to invade Sicily. This was Operation Husky, the first step toward winning a toehold in fascist-occupied Europe. Among the invaders were 20,000 Canadian troops serving in the First Canadian Infantry Division and First Canadian Tank Brigade in their first combat experience. Over the next 28 days, the Allied troops carved a path through the rugged  Read more...
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Zuehlke, Mark.
Operation Husky : The Canadian Invasion of Sicily, July 10 - August 7, 1943.
New York : Douglas & McIntyre, ©2009
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Zuehlke
ISBN: 9781926685779 1926685776
OCLC Number: 670411955
Description: 1 online resource (505 pages)
Contents: other military history books by mark zuehlke; Captain Strome Galloway reference; cont ent s; PRE FACE; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; int roduc t ion; PART ONE; 1; 2; 3; 4; PART TWO; 5; 6; 7; 8; 9; 10; 1 1; PART THRE E; 1 2; 1 3; 1 4; 1 5; 1 6; PART FOUR; 1 7; 1 8; 19; 2 0; 2 1; 2 2; 2 3; epilogu e; APPENDIX A; APPENDIX B; APPENDIX C; APPENDIX D; APPENDIX E; APPENDIX F; NOTES; B I B L I O GR APHY; GENERAL INDEX; INDEX OF FORMATIONS, UNI TS, AND CORPS; ABOUT TH E AUTHOR.

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On July 10, 1943, two great Allied armadas of over 2,000 ships readied to invade Sicily. This was Operation Husky, the first step toward winning a toehold in fascist-occupied Europe. Among the invaders were 20,000 Canadian troops serving in the First Canadian Infantry Division and First Canadian Tank Brigade in their first combat experience. Over the next 28 days, the Allied troops carved a path through the rugged land, despite fierce German opposition. Drawing on firsthand accounts of veterans and official military records, Operation Husky offers a gripping, meticulous account of this semin.

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 This volume and, indeed, the entire series, can only cement Zuehlke's position as among our foremost chronicles of Canada at war."  Globe and Mail Zuehlkes attention to tactical detail is a Read more...

 
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