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WE STAND ON GUARD:  POEMS AND SONGS OF CANADIANS IN BATTLE., Colombo, John Robert and Richardson, Michael, compilers.  Foreword by Richard Rohmer.

Author Name    Colombo, John Robert and Richardson, Michael, compilers. Foreword by Richard Rohmer.

Title   WE STAND ON GUARD: POEMS AND SONGS OF CANADIANS IN BATTLE.

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Jacket Condition   Very Good

Edition   First Edition

Publisher    Doubleday 1985

ISBN Number    0385250029 / 9780385250023

Seller ID   18137

210 pp, 8vo (8 1/2" H). "(A) comprehensive collection of songs, poems, and verses of Canadian in battle. Over three hundred years of martial experience are covered, from the early Indian battles through rebellions and insurrections to the two World Wars." Chapters headings: Indian Battles; The English and the French; The American Invasion; The War of 1812; The Massacre of Seven Oaks; The Rebellion of 1837; The Fenian Raids; The Mounted Police; The Riel Rebellions; The Nile Expedition; The Boer War; The First World War; The Spanish Civil War; The Second World War; The Korean War; Peacekeeping and Protest; Future Battles. "Many of the contributors are poets as well known as Earle Birney, Robert W. Service, Major Charles G.D. Roberts, Al Purdy, Alden Nowlan, and Raymond Souster; others are soldier-poets unknown to literary history who put into words the meaning of heroism and human suffering." Large gift inscription on front pastedown, soft corner crease on page v, book slightly cracked at page 112/113, minor edge wear. Dust jacket has very light edge wrinkling, minor rubbing, slight fading to spine color.

War,  Poems,  Richard  Rohmer,  Battle  Songs,  Poetry,  War  Of  1812,  Riel  Rebellion,  Boer,  World  War  I,  II,  Spanish  Civil  War,  Army,  Navy,  Air  Force,  Korean  War,  Robert  Service,  Nile  Expedition,  Purdy,  Souster,  Nowlan,  Birney,  Roberts,  Archibald  Lampman,  William  Henry  Drummond,  Duncan  Campbell  Scott,  Arthur  Weir,  Queenston  Heights,  Francis  Sparshott,  Charles  Sangster,  Seven  Oaks  Massacre,  Pierre  Falcon,  1837  Rebellion,  Fenian  Raids,  North  West  Mounted  Police,  J.W.  Bengough,  Gatling  Gun,  Frederick  George  Scott,  First  World  War,  Wilfred  Campbell,  Ted  Plantos,  Harry  H.  Williams,  Gitz  Rice,  Ypres,  Wilson  MacDonald,  Geofrey  O'hara,  John  McCae,  Edna  Jacques,  Vimy,  Flanders,  Spanish  Civil  War,  A.m.  Klein,  Norman  Bethune,  Dorothy  Livesay,  Milton  Acorn,  Robert  Finch,  Douglas  Lepan,  E.J.  Pratt,  Navy,  Army,  Jack  Bush,  Dick  Diespecker,  George  Whalley,  Normandy,  Nijmegen,  Dieppe,  Hong  Kong,  Italy,  Air  Force,  John  Gillespie  Magee,  High  Flight,  Buffy  Sainte-Marie,  Peacekeepings,  Protest,  Eli  Mandel,  Ranlph  Gustafson,  Robin  Skelton.. 

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