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

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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 Using previously unpublished letters, diaries, memoirs, and official documents ...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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Review: Shock Troops: Canadians Fighting the Great War 1917-1918 Volume 2

User Review  - Marc Leroux - Goodreads

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

Review: Shock Troops: Canadians Fighting the Great War 1917-1918 Volume 2

User Review  - Don Thompson - Goodreads

Vol 11 of Tim's history of the Canadian Corps in WW1. This continues where Vol 1 left off and covers more on Vimy Ridge, Passchendale and the final push. We see the effect of battle on the troops. The ... 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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