Canadian Military Atlas: Four Centuries of Conflict from New France to Kosovo

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D & M Publishers, Dec 1, 2009 - History - 240 pages
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From the Plains of Abraham to Vimy Ridge to peacekeeping efforts in Kosovo, Canadian soldiers have long offered the greatest sacrifice with tremendous skill and courage. Now, fully updated and for the first time in paperback, the battlefields on which Canadian soldiers fought so valiantly have been mapped out in one stunning full-color volume.
Mark Zuehlke, widely regarded as CanadaÕs pre-imminent Military Historian, adds historical background and insightful commentary to C. Stuart DanielÕs more than 80 intricately detailed maps of 400 years of CanadaÕs battlefields. The French and Indian Wars, the Battles of Ypres and Passchendaele, Dieppe, D-Day, Korea and Kosovo Ñ Zuehlke and Daniel have painstakingly researched every battle in every war, on the ground, in the air, and at sea.  More than 50 stunning photographs and illustrations of our soldiers at war complement this bookÕs vibrant battlefield maps and captivating prose.
  

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Contents

Introduction
1
New Frances 150 Year War 16091755
5
The Seven Years War 17561763
27
War Within the Thirteen Colonies 17741783
45
The South African War 18991902
103
Korea and the Cold War 19501965
175
Peacekeeping Operations 19482001
193
Bibliography
217
Photo Credits
221
Index
223
Copyright

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About the author (2009)

Mark Zuehlke has dedicated his career to writing about military history and the influence of the nation’s war experiences on Canadian society. He is the author of Ortona: Canada’s Epic World War II Battle; The Liri Valley: Canada’s World War II Breakthrough to Rome; Juno Beach: Canada’s D-Day Victory, June 6, 1944; Holding Juno: Canada’s Heroic Defence of the D-Day Beaches, June 7–12, 1944; The Canadian Military Atlas: The Nation’s Battlefields from the French and Indian Wars to Kosovo and numerous other books. He is frequently sought out for comment about military matters from Canada’s major media. He lives in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.

C. Stuart Daniel owns and runs the cartography company Starshell Maps. His maps have appeared in more than a hundred books, including Ortona, The Liri Valley, and Canvas of War. He lives in Victoria, B.C.

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