The Canadian battlefields in northwest Europe 1944-1945
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The Canadian battlefields in northwest Europe 1944-1945 a visitor"s guide by Terry Copp

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Published by Laurier Centre for Military Strategic and Disarmament Studies, Canadian Battlefields Foundation in Waterloo, Ont .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Canada. -- Canadian Army -- History -- World War, 1939-1945.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Battlefields -- Europe -- Guidebooks.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Western Front.,
  • Europe -- Guidebooks.,
  • Europe -- Tours.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementTerry Copp & Mike Bechthold.
GenreGuidebooks.
ContributionsBechthold, Michael, 1968-, Copp, Terry, 1938-, Laurier Centre for Military, Strategic and Disarmament Studies.
The Physical Object
Pagination160 p. :
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19233562M
ISBN 100968875084
OCLC/WorldCa58545259

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Canadian Battlefields in Northwest Europe, , The: A Visitor's Guide, 3rd edition: Terry Copp, Michael Bechthold: Books - Cinderella Army: The Canadians in Northwest Europe, Terry Copp In his controversial and award-winning book Fields of Fire, Terry Copp offered a stunning reversal of accepted military history, challenging the conventional view that the Canadian contribution to the Battle . First Canadian Army, known as the Cinderella Army, was the smallest of the Allied armies that fought the final nine months of the Second World War in Northwest Europe. The moniker derives from its role on the “long left flank” of the Allies, fighting what seemed like low-priority, attritional battles far from the limelight of the victorious.   In his controversial and award-winning book Fields of Fire, Terry Copp offered a stunning reversal of accepted military history, challenging the conventional view that the Canadian contribution to the Battle of Normandy was a failure. Cinderella Army continues the story of the operations carried out by the First Canadian Army in the last nine months of the war, and extends the .

Book Reviews. Cinderella Army: The Canadians In Northwest Europe, by Terry Copp Toronto: University of Toronto Press, pages, $ (hardcover). Michael Bechthold is the author of Flying to Victory ( avg rating, 4 ratings, 1 review, published ), Atlas of the Normandy Campaign ( avg rati /5(1). This is the second book Terry Copp wrote about the Second World War in Northwest Europe. The first is Fields of Fire, one of the best books written about the Normandy campaign. This book starts where the the first volume leaves off, the battle at Falaise and describes the battles the Canadian Army won(and lost) thru the end of the war. Books Montreal at War Open-access interactive eBook. Cinderella Army: The Canadians in Northwest Europe Toronto: University of Toronto Press, Fields of Fire: The Canadians in Normandy. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, No Price Too High: Canadians in the Second World War, McGraw-Hill Ryerson,

In his controversial and award-winning book Fields of Fire, Terry Copp offered a stunning reversal of accepted military history, challenging the conventional view that the Canadian contribution to the Battle of Normandy was a ella Army continues the story of the operations carried out by the First Canadian Army in the last nine months of the war, and extends the argument. North-West Europe – is a battle honour (more properly known as an honorary distinction) earned by regiments of the British Commonwealth forces during the Second World War that took part in the actions of the northern part of the war's Western battle honour North-West Europe is suffixed with the year, or years, in which the awarded unit took part in the action. Get this from a library! Cinderella army: the Canadians in northwest Europe, [Terry Copp] -- "In his controversial and award-winning book Fields of Fire, Terry Copp offered a stunning reversal of accepted military history, challenging the conventional view that the Canadian contribution. Units of the First Canadian Army fought in five major campaigns in North-West Europe, including the Battle of Normandy, the battles for the Channel Ports, the Battle of the Scheldt, the Rhineland fighting in February and March , and the final operations east of the River Rhine. A period of static warfare existed from 1 November to 8.