From Juno Beach to Paris

From Juno Beach to Paris


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A small café near Cussy, outside Caen, beckons heroes and villains of both sides: Canadian and German. Behind it all are the beautiful, women super-spies who weave their way into the lives of the men they meet and cause unforeseen changes. Love and romance follow and becomes more important than anything else, even life itself for these daring men and the women who face death daily.
Many conflicts arise during the race to Paris. In the city itself, Charles de Gaulle's Free French forces must first drive the Germans out, and then secondly stop a takeover by a dedicated French Communist Party.
This story of a wireless detachment of the RCCS (Royal Canadian Corps of Signals) gives a uniquely Canadian look at the way soldiers spoke, acted, and thought while in Normandy.
Although the men in the trenches the infantry, are often lauded as the main heroes of a war, many of those in the other services performed their duties just as valiantly and gallantly. And, too, their deeds were often just as dangerous and, perhaps, just as thrilling.
Overall, it doesn't matter, because everyone present that year had the same purpose: achieve an overall victory and go home. Each person who was in Normandy in the summer of 1944 has his or her own story. This is one of them:

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781502743688
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 10/05/2005
Pages: 340
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.71(d)

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