Brave Battalion: The Remarkable Saga of the 16th Battalion (Canadian Scottish) in the First World War

Brave Battalion: The Remarkable Saga of the 16th Battalion (Canadian Scottish) in the First World War

by Mark Zuehlke
     
 

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Brave Battalion presents the story of four Canadian Highland regiments that were banded together as the 16th Battalion. Ninety years after the end of WWI, this work honours those soldiers and makes their stories a vivid reality. Focusing on the Canadian Scottish (Princess Mary’s) Battalion, Mark Zuehlke presents the harrowing experiences that bonded

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Brave Battalion presents the story of four Canadian Highland regiments that were banded together as the 16th Battalion. Ninety years after the end of WWI, this work honours those soldiers and makes their stories a vivid reality. Focusing on the Canadian Scottish (Princess Mary’s) Battalion, Mark Zuehlke presents the harrowing experiences that bonded the men and which came to represent the uniting and rising of a nation beginning to realize its potential.

Complemented by maps and photographs taken on the battlefield, Brave Battalion will impress the reader with the scope and brutality of the war that was meant to end all wars.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781443429672
Publisher:
HarperCollins Canada
Publication date:
11/05/2013
Sold by:
HARPERCOLLINS
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
272
File size:
5 MB

Meet the Author

Mark Zuehlke is the author of six critically acclaimed works on the Canadian Army in World War II. He has a reputation for bringing to life the story of young Canadians at war. Among his notable books are Holding Juno: Canada’s Heroic Defence of the D-Day Beaches, June 712, 1944; Juno Beach, Canada’s D-Day Victory, June 6, 1944; and his trilogy of the Italian theatre: The Gothic Line: Canada’s Month of Hell in World War II Italy; Ortona: Canada’s Epic World War II Battle; and The Liri Valley: Canadas World War II Breakthrough to Rome. His most recent book, For Honour’s Sake: The War of 1812 and the Brokering of an Uneasy Peace, received many positive reviews, including one from the Globe&Mail.

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