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Riding into Battle : Canadian Cyclists in the Great War.

Author: Ted Glenn
Publisher: Toronto : Dundurn, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Riding into Battletells the untold story of how Canadian Cyclist troops came into their own during the Hundred Days campaign of the Great War.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Glenn, Ted
Riding into Battle : Canadian Cyclists in the Great War
Toronto : Dundurn,c2018
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ted Glenn
ISBN: 9781459742635 145974263X 9781459742628 1459742621
OCLC Number: 1054064735
Notes: Description based upon print version of record.
Description: 1 online resource (178 p.)
Contents: Intro; Contents; Introduction; 1 Battle of the Humber; 2 The Trenches; 3 Amiens and the Full Power of Manoeuvre; 4 Arras --
A Very Difficult and Tiresome Task; 5 Canal du Nord --
Sticky Fighting; 6 Cambrai --
Take Advantage of Any Opening; 7 Pursuit from the Sensée --
Their "Most Telling Work"; 8 Valenciennes and Mons; 9 Occupying Force; Epilogue; Notes; A Note on Sources; Bibliography; Image Credits; Index
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Riding into Battle tells the untold story of how Canadian Cyclist troops came into their own during the Hundred Days campaign of the Great War.  Read more...

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An important foray into an under-explored aspect of the First World War. The bicycle was a ubiquitous piece of equipment in most armies of the period, and yet we often seem not to notice it. Read more...

 
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