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Passchendaele : Canada's triumph and tragedy on the fields of Flanders : an illustrated history

Author: Norman Leach
Publisher: Regina : Coteau Books, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Always remember . . . When the Canadians were called to the front line in the fall of 1917, the battle for Flanders had become a stalemate. Repeated assaults by Allied armies had gained nothing while costing tens of thusands of lives. Sixteen days later, the Canadians had accomplished what many had believed to be impossible. They had prevailed, and written a defining chapter of the nation's history with their  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Pictorial works
Ouvrages illustrés
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Norman Leach
ISBN: 9781550503999 1550503995
OCLC Number: 230209060
Description: 47 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits, map ; 24 x 27 cm
Responsibility: Norman Leach ; foreword by Paul Gross.

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"Always remember . . . When the Canadians were called to the front line in the fall of 1917, the battle for Flanders had become a stalemate. Repeated assaults by Allied armies had gained nothing while costing tens of thusands of lives. Sixteen days later, the Canadians had accomplished what many had believed to be impossible. They had prevailed, and written a defining chapter of the nation's history with their courage and their blood...this thoroughly illustrated, readily accessible account of the Battle of Passchendaele tells the story of Canada's trumph and tragedy in the War to End All Wars. It is a story we must always remember. . . Never Forget."

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