Fortune favours the brave : tales of courage and tenacity in Canadian military history / edited by Bernd Horn ; foreword by Roméo Dallaire.

Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
  • Toronto, [Ontario, Canada] : Dundurn Press, 2009.
  • ©2009
Description
1 online resource (450 p.)

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Summary note
Fortune Favours the Brave brings Canadas proud military history to life in a collection of essays that showcases the fighting spirit and courage of Canadas armed forces.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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English
Contents
  • 1. Deadly encounter at Wood Creek, 8 August 1758 / Bernd Horn
  • 2. Rendezvous with destiny : the British amphibious assault--landing at Louisbourg, lle Royale, 8 June 1758 / Michel Wyczynski
  • 3. "Present moment is highly favourable for an attack" : the British capture of Fort Niagara, 19 December 1813 / John Grodzinski
  • 4. "Under the cover of darkness" : the Canadian trench raid of 8-9 June 1917 / Ken Reynolds
  • 5. A clash of wills : the Canadian struggle for Mount Sorrel, 2 June 1916 / Andrew Godefroy
  • 6. One tough fight : Canadian paratroopers penetrate the Reich, 24 March 1945 / Bernd Horn
  • 7. The Battle of Kap'yong, 23-26 April 1951 / William Johnston
  • 8. Deadly struggle on "little Gibraltar," 23 October 1952 / Bernd Horn
  • 9. "Doin the biz" : Canadian submarine patrol operations against Soviet SSBNs, 1983-87 / Michael Whitby
  • 10. The Medak pocket : professional soldiers' discipline and aggressive use of the camera / Lee Windsor
  • 11. No small action : Operation Medusa, Panjwayi, Afghanistan / Bernd Horn
  • 12. Operation Intizaar Zmarey : the Battle of Arghandab, 30 October-1 November, 2007 / Sean Maloney.
ISBN
  • 1-282-81547-4
  • 9786612815478
  • 1-77070-349-7
OCLC
666233074
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