The Best Little Army in the World

The Best Little Army in the World

The Canadians in Northwest Europe, 1944-1945

Book - 2015 | First edition
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This is the story of the Canadian First Army that fought its way from Juno Beach at D-Day in June, 1944, through Normandy, into the Netherlands to liberate that country, to the terrible battles in the Scheldt area, and finally into Germany in 1945. This is also the story of how Canada, which had no army to speak of in 1939, raised a citizen army and turned it into one of the very best fighting armies in World War II, one which helped defeat the most implacable, desperate and battle-hardened German army over the course of 11 months in '44 and '45. Canada has always produced astonishingly effective soldiers, and this book is about one of their finest moments.
Publisher: Toronto, Ontario : Patrick Crean Editions, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, ©2015
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781443439893
Branch Call Number: 940.541271 GRA 2015
Characteristics: 320 pages, 16 pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm

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