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Canadian Army And The Normandy Campaign

Canadian Army And The Normandy Campaign

by John A. English


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ISBN-13: 9780275930196
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 05/30/1991
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 376
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.88(d)
Lexile: 1580L (what's this?)

About the Author

JOHN A. ENGLISH is Associate with the International Institute for Strategic Studies. He recently completed a three-year tour on the Directing Staff of the Canadian Land Forces Command and Staff College. He is the author of the acclaimed book On Infantry (Praeger, 1981) and principal editor of The Mechanized Battlefield: A Tactical Analysis. He has also written a number of articles on military subjects that have appeared in Jane's Military Review, Infantry, Naval War College Review, Canadian Defense Quarterly, Marine Corps Gazette, and Military Affairs.

Table of Contents

Foreword by Gunther E. Rothenberg


Prologue: Of Ignorant Armies

Long Forgotten Winters

The Canadian Corps and the British Mold

The Bellows of Peace

Shaping an Expeditionary Force

The Staff Caste

Battle Drill Die

The Montgomery Measurement

Epilogue: Final Tempering

Half-Forgotten Summer

The Imprint of Doctrine

Cast of Commanders

Throes Beyond the Beach

Cold Eye on Death

The Amiens Alchemy

Case Hardening

Conclusion: Final Casting

Appendix A: Some General Notes on What to Look for When Visiting a Regiment by Lt.-Col. B. L. Montgomery

Appendix B: Tank and Gun Comparisons

Select Bibliography


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