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By René Chartrand, Ronald Volstad

Canadian forces in global conflict II КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ Название: Canadian forces in international conflict IIАвтор: Rene ChartrandИздательство: Osprey PublishingЯзык: английскийISBN: 1 84176 302 0Качество: хорошееГод: 2001Формат: PDFРазмер: sixteen MbShort illustrated historical past of the Canadian forces in the course of international conflict IICanada was once the 1st kingdom to ship troops in Britain in 1939. in the course of 1939-45 nundreds of millions of Canadians enlisted - greater than forty consistent with cent of male inhabitants among the a while of 18 and forty five, and nearly them all volunteers. Canadians fought with tragic braveness at Hong Kong and Dieppe; with growing to be strenght and self assurance in Sicily, Italy and Normandy; and at last supplied a complete military for the liberation of NW Europe. This concise account of of an extraodinary nationwide attempt is supported by means of an entire checklist of infantry and armoured devices, pictures, and 8 color plates via Canadas such a lot an expert army illustrator. eighty five 1 2 three four five

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