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The Cinderella Campaign: First Canadian Army and the Battles for the Channel Ports

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They thought of themselves as the "Cinderella Army," and international correspondents agreed. This was because First Canadian Army had been relegated to the left flank of the Allied advance toward Germany from the Normandy beaches and given the tough, thankless…
Rise To Greatness: The History Of Canada From The Vikings To The Present
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|November 11, 2014

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Masterful, ambitious, and groundbreaking, this is a major new history of our country by one of our most respected thinkers and historians -- a book every Canadian should own.      From the acclaimed biographer and historian Conrad Black…
Canada at War: A Graphic History of World War Two
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|May 4, 2012

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A beautifully crafted graphic novel, tracing the achievements of the Canadian Forces in the Second World War. In 1914, Canada went to war as a subject of Britain. In 1939, it made the choice to fight all on its own. Canada at War follows the developments and…
At The Sharp End Volume One: Canadians Fighting The Great War 1914-1916
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|September 29, 2009

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The first comprehensive history of Canadians in WWI in forty years, and already hailed as the definitive work on Canadians in the Great War, At the Sharp End covers the harrowing early battles of 1914—16. Tens of thousands, and then hundreds of thousands,…
Ortona: Canada's Epic World War II Battle

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BOOK ONE in the Canadian Battle Series In one blood-soaked, furious week fo fighting, from December 20 to December 27, 1943, the 1st Canadian Infantry Division took Ortona, Italy, from elite German paratroopers ordered to hold the medieval port town at all costs.…
21 Things You May Not Know About The Indian Act: Helping Canadians Make Reconciliation With…

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Based on a viral article, 21 Things You May Not Know About the Indian Act is the essential guide to understanding the legal document and its repercussion on generations of Indigenous Peoples, written by a leading cultural sensitivity trainer. Since its creation…
The Last Gang in Town: The Epic Story of the Vancouver Police vs. the Clark Park Gang

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Bill Duthie Booksellers' Choice Prize finalist; Canadian Historical Association's Clio Prize for BC winner Decades before organized crime syndicates brought sensational drug wars to Vancouver, street gangs held sway over its unruly east side. None was…
Ya Ha Tinda: A Home Place - Celebrating 100 Years of the Canadian Government's Only Working Horse…

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An illustrated history celebrating the 100th anniversary of this historic, working horse ranch located along the eastern slopes of the Canadian Rockies. The story of the Ya Ha Tinda and its evolution into the only continuously operating federal government horse…
All the Single Ladies: Unmarried Women and the Rise of an Independent Nation

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* NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOKS OF 2016 SELECTION * BEST BOOKS OF 2016 SELECTION BY THE BOSTON GLOBE * ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY * NPR * CHICAGO PUBLIC LIBRARY * The New York Times bestselling investigation into the sexual, economic, and emotional lives of women is…
Toronto Street Names: An Illustrated Guide to Their Origins
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|October 27, 2011

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Deserves a place on every Toronto history buff's bookshelf. -- Canadian Book Review Annual Toronto Street Names provides a highly visible record of the past of Canada's largest city. It commemorates the people and events that have shaped the place and tells the…
Canadian Battlefields of the First World War: A Visitor's Guide

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This revised guide to the Canadian battlefields of the First World War in France and Belgium offers a brief, critical history of the war and of Canada’s contribution, drawing attention to the best recent books on the subject. It focuses on the Ypres…
Juno Beach: Canada's D-Day Victory
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|April 5, 2005

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BOOK FOUR in the Canadian Battle Series By dawn on June 6, 1944, the rough seas facing three small resort towns in Normandy bristled with an immense armada. More than 6,500 ships prepared to disembark Allied troops in a do-or-die effort: D-Day. The 14,500…
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