Terrible Victory: First Canadian Army and the Scheldt Estuary Campaign: September 13 - November 6, 1944

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D & M Publishers, Jul 1, 2009 - History - 560 pages
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Mark Zuehlke is an expert at narrating the history of life on the battlefield for the Canadian army during World War II. In Terrible Victory, he provides a soldiers-eye-view account of Canada's bloody liberation of western Holland. Readers are there as soldiers fight in the muddy quagmire, enduring a battle that lasted three weeks and in which 6,000 soldiers perished. Terrible Victory is a powerful story of courage, survival, and skill.
 

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Review: Terrible Victory: First Canadian Army and the Scheldt Estuary Campaign: September 13 - November 6, 1944 (Canadian Battle #6)

User Review  - Kristi-Anna - Goodreads

I love to read about the WWII era. THis caught my eye in the library, and while the first few pages didn't do much for me, too technical in it's terminology... it's turning around!! Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Mark Zuehlke has been hailed by the highly respected Canadian historian Jack Granatstein as Canada's leading popular historian. Terrible Victory is the latest in Mark's bestselling series on Canada's major army campaigns and battles of World War II, which include Ortona, The Liri Valley, The Gothic Line, Juno Beach, and Holding Juno. He is also the author of the critically acclaimed For Honour's Sake: The War of 1812 and the Brokering of an Uneasy PeaceI/i>; The Gallant Cause: Canadians in the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939; and co-author of The Canadian Military Atlas: Four Centuries of Conflict from New France to Kosovo. Terrible Victory is his 19th published book. When not writing history, he often turns to fiction and is the author of the award-winning Elias McCann mystery series. He lives in Victoria.

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