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|[an error occurred while processing this directive]|Author: HORN, BERND, COLONEL. Title: Men of Steel: Canadian Paratroopers in Normandy, 1944. Canadian at War.
Description: Dundurn, Toronto, 2010, first edition.. 116 pp, square 8vo (8" x 8"), soft cover. ISBN 9781554887088 B&w photographs, drawings, map. "Take a trip back in time to the chaos and destruction of the greatest invasion in military history, viewed through the lens of Canadian paratroopers. ( This) is the exciting story of some of Canada's toughest and most daring soldiers in the Second World War. In the dead of night, on 5/6 June 1944, hundreds of elite Canadian paratroopers hurled themselves from aircraft behind enemy lines. Th a t d a r ing act set the stage for the eventual success of the Allied invasion fleet. From aircraft formations striking out from England on a turbulent flight across the English Channel to the tumultuous drop over Occupied Europe and deadly close c om b at i n the Normandy countryside, 'Men of Steel' is a detailed account of Canadian paratroopers and their instrumental role in D-Day." Catalogued as 'Juvenile Literature', this book provides a good introduction to Canada's involvement in D- Day op er ati ons f or teenage to adult readers. Inside - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - clean and bright. Fine.
Keywords: Canadian Army, Parachute Battalion, Juvenile Literature, Airborne Troops, Aerial Operations, Normandy, Breville, Breakout, Ist, C-47 Dakota, Lieutenant-Colonel Bradbrooke, Bren Gun, D-Day, Jan de Vries, Brigadier James Hill, le Mesnil, Major-General
Price: US$ 15.00 Seller: Capricorn Books
- Book number: 24512
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