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Vimy Ridge : a Canadian reassessment

Author: Geoffrey Hayes; Michael Bechthold; Andrew Iarocci; Laurier Centre for Military, Strategic and Disarmament Studies.
Publisher: Waterloo, Ont. : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Assessing the Canadian Corps within the context of the Western Front in 1917, this work explores Canadian leadership, training, and preparations and details the story of each of the four Canadian  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Vimy Ridge.
Waterloo, Ont. : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, ©2007
(OCoLC)608205876
Named Person: Kaṇada
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Geoffrey Hayes; Michael Bechthold; Andrew Iarocci; Laurier Centre for Military, Strategic and Disarmament Studies.
ISBN: 9780889205086 0889205086
OCLC Number: 84989760
Notes: "Laurier Centre for Military Strategic and Disarmament Studies"--Cover, p. [4].
Description: xiv, 353 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Vimy Ridge and the Battle of Arras : a British perspective / Gary Sheffield --
End of the beginning : the Canadian Corps in 1917 / Paul Dickson --
Vimy Ridge : the battlefield before the Canadians, 1914-1916 / Michael Boire --
"Old wine in new bottles" : a comparison of British and Canadian preparations for the Battle of Arras / Mark Osborne Humphries --
Julian Byng and leadership in the Canadian Corps / Patrick Brennan --
Gunners at Vimy : "we are hammering Fritz to pieces" / Tim Cook --
Sappers of Vimy : specialized support for the assault of 9 April 1917 / Bill Rawling --
Canadian Army Medical Corps at Vimy Ridge / Heather Moran --
1st Canadian Division : an operational mosaic / Andrew Iarocci --
2nd Canadian Division : a "most spectacular battle" / David Campbell --
3rd Canadian Division : forgotten victory / Geoffrey Hayes --
4th Canadian Division : "trenches should never be saved" ; Germany Army at Vimy Ridge / Andrew Godefroy --
In the shadow of Vimy Ridge : the Canadian Corps in April and May 1917 / Mike Bechthold --
Battle verse : poetry and nationalism after Vimy Ridge / Jonathan Vance --
"After the agony in stony places" : the meaning and significance of the Vimy Monument / Jacqueline Hucker --
Safeguarding sanctity : Canada and the Vimy Memorial during the Second World War / Serge Durflinger.
Responsibility: edited by Geoffrey Hayes, Andrew Iarocci, Mike Bechthold.
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