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Century of service : the history of the South Alberta Light Horse

Author: Donald E Graves; Christopher Johnson; Ron Volstad; South Alberta Light Horse Regiment Foundation.
Publisher: Toronto : Published for the South Alberta Light Horse Regiment Foundation by Robin Brass Studio, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donald E Graves; Christopher Johnson; Ron Volstad; South Alberta Light Horse Regiment Foundation.
ISBN: 1896941435 9781896941431
OCLC Number: 58051282
Description: 488 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
Contents: Prologue : "Alpha this is 4-1, report when set ... out : Wainwright, Alberta, August 2004 --
1. "The Queen's cowboys" : beginnings to 1905 --
2. "Our training is for war" : the regiment's early years, 1905-1914 --
3. "The honour and integrity of the empire" : the Great War to September 1915 --
4. "A war in which blood counts, not bone" : the Western Front, September 1915-October 1916 --
5. Home fires : Canada and Alberta during the war --
6. "Hanging on the old barbed wire" : 1917 --
the year of triumph and tragedy --
7. A thousand yards, a thousand deaths : the end of the war, December 1917-June 1919 --
8. "We stand on guard for thee (at our own expense)." : the long years 1919-1939 --
9. "Keen-eyed prairie men" : the years of waiting, 1939-1944 --
A light horse colour album --
10. "Damned fine shooting" : Normandy, 6 June-15 August 1944 --
11. A village called St. Lambert : Normandy, 16-23 August 1944 --
12. "Vive la Mackenzie" : the low countries, August-November 1944 --
13. "Scrap Hitler with scrap" : Canada and Alberta during the Second World War --
14. "Where the rubber met the road" : Holland and Germany November 1944-March 1945 --
15. "True Albertan style" : Germany, Holland, Canada, March 1945-February 1946 --
16. "This is a fine regiment --
you can make it the finest!" : the good years, 1946-1964 --
17. "Those who shall follow the Guidon" : the difficult years, 1965-1988 --
18. "There are some things about this outfit they didn't tell when I signed on." : toward a new century, 1988-2004 --
Epilogue : "no matter how much B.S. ... today made it all worthwhile." : Wainwright, Alberta, August 2004.
Responsibility: Donald E. Graves ; maps and drawings by Christopher Johnson ; original artwork by Ron Volstad ; additional research by R.B. McKenzie, Colin Michaud, and James Ogston.

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