It Is A Myth That Canadians Are An Unmilitary People Canada Was Created Through Armed Conflict, Or The Threat Of Conflict, And Over The Years Canadians Have Proved Warlike Than Some Would Like To Believe The Work Of Six Military Historians, This Book Emphasizes The Sharp End, Where Leadership, Training And Experience Are Paramount In Scale The Actions Vary Widely And Include Ticonderoga, The French Defeat The English By Ian M McCulloch Queenston Heights, British Regulars And Canadian Militia Defeat An American Invasion By Robert Malcomson Ridgeway, Fenians Invade The Niagara Peninsula By Brian A Reid Leliefontein, A Gallant Rearguard Action In The Boer War By Brian A Reid Moreuil Wood, Rare And Disastrous Cavalry Action In World War I By John R Grodzinski And Michael R McNorgan Le Mesnil Patry, Enthusiasm And Courage Are Unavailing In The Face Of The Waffen SS By Michael R McNorgan Kapelsche Veer, Unnecessary And Costly Fight For A Boggy Dutch Island By Donald E Graves
Donald Edward Graves is military historian who has worked for the Canadian National Historic Sites Service, the National Archives of Canada and the Canadian Department of National Defence He is currently the director of Ensign Heritage Group.
- 448 pages
- Fighting for Canada: Seven battles, 1758-1945
- Donald E. Graves
- 11 August 2017 Donald E. Graves