Cyprus 1974, “This Ain't No Picnic, It's War”: The Combat Diary of Al Gaudet, Canadian Peacekeeper by Alain GaudetCyprus 1974, “This Ain't No Picnic, It's War”: The Combat Diary of Al Gaudet, Canadian Peacekeeper by Alain Gaudet

Cyprus 1974, “This Ain't No Picnic, It's War”: The Combat Diary of Al Gaudet…

byAlain GaudetEditorDavid A. Kielstra

Paperback | April 12, 2010

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Cyprus 1974: “This Ain’t No Picnic, It’s War” is the edited personal diary of Alain Gaudet, a twenty-two-year-old paratrooper with the Canadian Forces in a peacekeeping role in Nicosia, Cyprus. The diary is a fascinating look at daily life from the soldiers’ viewpoint. It gives the reader insight into the challenges and frustrations of a solider in combat, how he deals with the loss of friends and compatriots, and the extremes of emotions on display in a war zone.

In his M.A. research project, entitled “NATO’s Thorn, Canada’s Opportunity: Canadian Cold War Diplomacy and Peacekeeping in Cyprus, 1964-1974,” David Kielstra explored Canada’s domestic and military response to the 1974 Cyprus crisis. He is a researcher and writer for Project Ploughshares and the Laurier Centre for Military Strategic ...
Title:Cyprus 1974, “This Ain't No Picnic, It's War”: The Combat Diary of Al Gaudet…Format:PaperbackDimensions:88 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.2 inPublished:April 12, 2010Publisher:Laurier Centre for Military, Strategic and Disarmament StudiesLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1926804031

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