Shock Troops: Canadians Fighting the Great War, 1917-1918, Volume Two

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Viking Canada, 2008 - History - 727 pages
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"Taking up where 'At the sharp end' left off, 'Shock troops' follows Canadian soldiers through the final two years of World War One, 1917 and 1918. Using previously unpublished letters, diaries, memoirs, and official documents ... Cook captures the experience of battle through the eyes of the combattants. Cook chronicles the major battles fought by the Canadian Corps--Vimy, Hill 70, Passchendaele and the Hundred Days."--Jacket.

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This is a must read for anyone interested in the Canadian involvement in the first world war. This explore the period where Canada (militarily) came of age, and led the breakthroughs of 1917 and 1918 ... Read full review

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If World War I had ended last November 11, Canada would have suffered 250,000 dead and 550,000 injuried, many of whom struggling with some form of physical disabilitiy, let alone post-traumatic stress ... Read full review

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Shock Troops
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The Battlefield Specialists on
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Taking Control of
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