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Ortona : Canada's epic World War II battle

Author: Mark Zuehlke
Publisher: Vancouver ; New York : Douglas & McIntyre ; [Berkeley, Calif.] : Distributed in the U.S. by Publishers Group West, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Military history
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Zuehlke
ISBN: 1550545574 9781550545579
OCLC Number: 52166109
Notes: Originally published: Toronto, Canada : Stoddart, 1999.
Description: xv, 443 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: The Way to Ortona --
1. March to the Moro --
1. A Colossal Crack --
2. Waiting, Waiting, Always Bloody Waiting --
3. Pearl of the Adriatic --
4. The Sharp End --
2. For Lack of a Bridge --
5. Rush Jobs --
6. No Good, Johnny --
7. Mixed Results --
8. The Impossible Bridge --
3. Breaking the Moro River Line --
9. Into the Inferno --
10. You Take It Now --
11. Sterlin Castle --
12. At All Costs --
4. The Gully --
13. A Little Old Heart Starter --
14. All We Can Do --
15. The Germans and the Mud --
16. The Safest Place for Us --
17. A New Plan Is Needed --
18. Morning Glory --
19. The Drive to Ortona --
5. Little Stalingrad --
20. A Bunch of Madmen --
21. They Always Mess Things Up --
22. Fight for the Bulge --
23. The Unmuffled Drums of Hell --
24. The Daring Gamble --
25. It's Christmas Eve --
26. As Merry as Circumstances Permit --
27. Carry On --
28. There Is No Town Left --
29. Aftermaths --
30. Point 59 --
Epilogue: Ortona in Memory --
Appendix A. The Canadians at Ortona --
Appendix B. Canadian Infantry Battalion (Typical Organization) --
Appendix C. Canadian Military Order of Rank --
Appendix D. German Military Order of Rank --
Appendix E. The Decorations.
Responsibility: Mark Zuehlke.

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