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Author Name    Bercuson, David J.

Title   MAPLE LEAF AGAINST THE AXIS: CANADA'S SECOND WORLD WAR.

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Very Good+

Jacket Condition   Near Fine

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   Toronto Stoddart 1995

ISBN Number    0773728619 / 9780773728615

Seller ID   29133

316 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H). B&w photographs, maps. "Here, in all its passion and drama, is the story of how the Canadian Army, Navy, and Air Force fought during the Second World War, from the Battle of Hong Kong to the Rhine River crossing and the significant part Canadians played in the Allied victory. David Bercuson, one of Canada's top military historians, covers the war on the ground, the naval war in the North Atlantic and elsewhere, and the air war - both the bomber offensive and the story of those Canadians who flew everything from Canso Reconnaissance aircraft in the Indian Ocean to Typhoon fighter bombers with the Second Tactical Air Force in Europe. And he does it through recounting the stories of men and women who were there." Minor wrinkling at bottom of spine. Dust jacket is clean and bright.

World  War  II,  Canada,  Axis,  Canadian  Army,  Navy,  Air  Force,  RCN,  RCAF,  Hong  Kong,  Rhine,  Allies,  North  Atlantic,  Bomber  Offensive,  Canso  Reconnaissance,  Typhoon,  Battle  Fatigue,  Normandy,  Scheldt,  Juno  Beach,  Japan,  Dieppe,  Royal  Canadian  Air  Force,  Royal  Canadian  Navy,  Sicily,  Ortona,  Romam,  Battle  Of  Atlantic,  Antwerp,  Harold  Alexander,  Albert  Canal,  Black  Watch  Of  Canada,  Omar  Bradley,  Calais,  Calgary  Highlanders,  Canadian  Armoured  Division,  Canadian  Armoured  Regiments,  Canadian  Corps,  Canadian  Infantry  Brigade,  Canadian  Infantry  Division,  Harry  Crerar,  Coastal  Command,  Eastern  Command,  Fighter  Command,  Dwight  D.  Eisenhower,  Karl  Donitz,  Miles  Dempsey,  Charles  Foulkes,  Gustav  Line,  Arthur  Harris,  Indian  Army,  Bert  Hoffmeister,  Hastings  And  Prince  Edward  Regiment,  R.L.  Keller,  William  Lyon  Mackenzie  King,  George  Kitching,  Oliver  Leese,  Liri  River,  Liri  Valley,  Luftwaffe,  A.G.L.  McNaughton,  Mediterranean  Theatre,  Kurt  Meyer,  Bernard  Montgomery,  Newfoundland  Escort  Force,  Nimegen,  No.  6  Group,  Operation  Market  Garden,  Operation  Overlord,  Queen's  Own  Rifles,  Rhineland,  Royal  22e  Regiment,  Royal  Hamilton  Light  Infantry,  Royal  Rifles  Of  Canada,  Royal  Winnipeg  Rifles,  Ruhr,  St  Croix,  Sackville,  Guy  Granville  Simonds,  Sword  Beach,  U-Boats,  Ultra,  Victoria  Cross,  Chris  Vokes,  Winnipeg  Grenadiers. 

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