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Canada's Army : waging war and keeping the peace

Author: J L Granatstein
Publisher: Tornonto : University of Toronto Press, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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Covering the major conflicts in depth, and exploring battles, tactics, and weapons, J.L. Granatstein offers a rich analysis of the political context for the battles and events that shaped our understanding of the nation's army.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Military history
Additional Physical Format: (DLC) 2010549437
(OCoLC)687885926
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J L Granatstein
ISBN: 9781487571733 1487571739
OCLC Number: 1085566682
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Cover; Preface; Acknowledgments; Maps; 1 The Militia Myth: Canadian Arms to Confederation; 2 Making an Army: Beginnings; 3 A Militia under Arms: Sam Hughes's Army; 4 Becoming Professional: Arthur Currie's Army; 5 Losing Professionalism: The Interwar Years; 6 McNaughton's Army: The Long Wait; 7 Into Battle: Sicily and Italy, July 1943-June 1944; 8 Into Battle: Northwest Europe and Italy, June 1944-May 1945; 9 The Professional Army, 1945-1968; 10 Professionalism under Siege, 1968-2001; 11 Afghanistan and the Remaking of the Army; 12 Conclusion; Notes A Selected Bibliography of Secondary SourcesIllustration Credits; Index
Responsibility: J. L. Granatstein.

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Covering the major conflicts in depth, and exploring battles, tactics, and weapons, J.L. Granatstein offers a rich analysis of the political context for the battles and events that shaped our understanding of the nation's army.

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