Horn, Bernd, Colonel. Foreword by Lieutenant-General (Retired) J.E. Vance.
Title ESTABLISHING A LEGACY: THE HISTORY OF THE ROYAL CANADIAN REGIMENT 1883-1953.
Publisher Dundurn, Toronto, 2008, first edition.
Seller ID 24531
406 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 9781550028218 B&w photographs, maps, reproductions. "Created as an infantry school corps to train the Militia, The Royal Canadian Regiment quickly grew to serve the national interest a t home and abroad. From it first operational mission in Canada's ruggest Northwest to assist in quelling the Riel Rebellion to the harsh veldt of South Africa to help defeat the Boers, Canada's oldest permanent force infantry regiment produce d a l e gacy of courage and professionalism. This proud history was continued in the furnace of both world wars in Europe and shortly thereafter in Korea. What becomes evident is that in its first 70 turbulent years of existence, The Royal Canad ia n R e gi me nt established a heritage of honour and service to Canada, paid for in the blood, bravery, and tenacity of its members." Dust jacket has very minor rubbing on rear panel. Fine/Near Fine