Show No Fear: Daring Actions in Canadian Military History
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Show No Fear: Daring Actions in Canadian Military History

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ISBN-13:
9781550028164
Einband:
Taschenbuch
Erscheinungsdatum:
01.07.2008
Seiten:
382
Autor:
Bernd Horn
Gewicht:
590 g
Format:
224x152x23 mm
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

Show No Fear is a collection of essays that captures the richness of Canadian military history. Although Canadians see their nation as a peaceable kingdom and themselves as an unmilitary people, the truth is that Canada has a proud military heritage. Moreover, the nation's citizens and their descendants share a legacy of courage, tenacity, and warfighting prowess. This volume of daring actions showcases the country's rich and distinct national military experience while capturing the indomitable spirit of the Canadian soldier.
Actions studied include military bravery in the Seven Years' War, the British attacks on Fort Mackinac and Fort Detroit in the War of 1812, the Lake Erie expeditions during the American Civil War, courage displayed at Paardeberg in the Boer War, trench raiding in the First World War, bold valour in the ill-fated Dieppe Raid in the Second World War, toe-to-toe fighting with the Chinese in the Korean War, and present-day heroics in Afghanistan.