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Show no fear : daring actions in Canadian military history

Author: Bernd Horn
Publisher: Toronto : Dundurn Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume of daring actions showcases the countrys rich military experience while capturing the indomitable spirit of the Canadian soldier.

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Genre/Form: History
Military history
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bernd Horn
ISBN: 9781550028164 1550028162
OCLC Number: 183265043
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 382 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Only for the strong of heart : ranging and the practice of la petite guerre during the struggle for North America / Bernd Horn --
Hollow of death : the desperate fight for survival by Rogers's Rangers, 21 January 1757 / Bernd Horn --
A particular gallant action : the capture of the Prudent and Bienfaisant during the second siege of Louisbourg, 1758 / Michel Wyczynski --
"The determination--
to undertake the most hazardous enterprize" : the British attack on Fort Mackinac and Fort Detroit during 1812 / John R. Grodzinski --
The Lake Erie expeditions : Confederate naval commandos on the Great Lakes, 1863-1864 / John Bell --
Accidental heroes : the "Royal Canadians" redeem British honour at Paardeberg / Bernd Horn --
Daring innovation : the Canadian Corps and trench raiding on the Western Front / Andrew Godefroy --
Soldier's honour --
commander's shame : daring actions at Dieppe / Tony Balasevicius --
Jump into chaos : Canadian paratroopers on D-Day, 5-7 June 1944 / Bernd Horn and Michael Wyczynski --
"A specially daring raid" : toe to toe with the Chinese, 31 May 1952 / Bernd Horn --
The defence of Strong Point Centre : 14 August 2006 / Bernd Horn.
Responsibility: edited by Bernd Horn ; foreword by Omer Lavoie.
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Show No Fear offers a look back, with many notes, after each chapter, giving us as in-depth an analysis of the battle as any history book would...Canadians are part of the international stage, Read more...

 
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