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A war of patrols : Canadian Army operations in Korea

Author: William Cameron Johnston; Canadian War Museum.
Publisher: Vancouver, B.C. : UBC Press, ©2003.
Series: Studies in Canadian military history.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In June 1950, North Korea invaded South Korea. Responding to a United Nations' call, Canada deployed an 8000-man brigade to the peninsula to fight as part of an American-led UN force. This comprehensive account of the Canadian campaign in Korea provides the first detailed study of the training, leadership, operations, and tactics of the brigade under each of its three wartime commanders as well as its relationship  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William Cameron Johnston; Canadian War Museum.
ISBN: 0774810084 9780774810081 077485054X 9780774850544 1283330571 9781283330572
OCLC Number: 80218868
Notes: Published in association with the Canadian War Museum.
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 426 pages) : illustrations, maps, portraits
Contents: CONTENTS --
MAPS AND ILLUSTRATIONS --
PREFACE --
ABBREVIATIONS --
INTRODUCTION --
PROLOGUE: VERRIÃ?RES RIDGE, NORMANDY, JULY 1944 --
1 WAR AND RECRUITMENT, JUNE- AUGUST 1950 --
2 ROCKY�S ARMY, SEPTEMBER 1950- APRIL 1951 --
3 INTO BATTLE, DECEMBER 1950- MARCH 1951 --
4 KAP�YONG, APRIL 1951 --
5 THE BRIGADE ARRIVES, MAY- JULY 1951 --
6 THE COMMONWEALTH DIVISION, JULY- OCTOBER 1951 --
7 THE FIRST ROTATION, OCTOBER 1951 --
8 NO WITHDRAWAL, NO PANIC, NOVEMBER 1951 --
9 THE ACTIVE DEFENCE, DECEMBER 1951- APRIL 1952 --
10 THE PROFESSIONALS, MAY- JUNE 1952 11 THE INACTIVE DEFENCE, JULY- OCTOBER 195212 ON THE HOOK, NOVEMBER 1952- APRIL 1953 --
13 THE THIRD BATTALIONS, MAY- JULY 1953 --
EPILOGUE --
NOTES --
BIBLIOGRAPHY --
INDEX
Series Title: Studies in Canadian military history.
Responsibility: William Johnston.
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Impeccably researched and analytical, this comprehensive account of the Canadian campaign in the Korean War provides the first detailed study of the training, leadership, operations, and tactics of  Read more...

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