From Vimy to Victory

deHugh Brewster

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1 septembre 2014|
From Vimy to Victory de Hugh Brewster
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Hugh Brewster captures the remarkable heroism, sacrifice, and victories of Canadian soldiers during the Great War.

All was not quiet on the Western Front during the last years of WWI. Soldiers faced mud, trench foot, bombardments, barbed wire, snipers, and poison gas. Despite dreadful odds, the Canadian Corps moved forward, reaching deep inside enemy-occupied Belgium. The war cost Canada 60,661 of its finest citizens and thousands more who were wounded in body and mind.

After their hard-won victory at Vimy Ridge, Canadians earned the admiration of the world - and a reputation as soldiers who could get the job done. From that moment in 1917, Canadian soldiers proved themselves again and again on the bloody battlefields of Passchendaele, Lens, Hill 70, and Amiens, during the Hundred Day''s offensive.

From Vimy to Victory is presented in an engaging and accessible scrapbook style, with facts and details accompanied by first-person accounts, letters describing life at the Front, wartime diaries, and numerous images, maps, and diagrams that bring World War I to vivid life.

HUGH BREWSTER has a proven track record of engaging readers of all ages in Canadian history. He is the author of At Vimy Ridge, winner of the Norma Fleck Non-Fiction Award; On Juno Beach, winner of the Children''s Literature Roundtables of Canada Information Book Award; and Dieppe, an OLA Silver Birch Award finalist. He has also contri...
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Titre :From Vimy to Victory
Format :Couverture rigide
Dimensions de l'article :48 pages, 10.81 X 9.32 X 0.34 po
Dimensions à l'expédition :48 pages, 10.81 X 9.32 X 0.34 po
Publié le :1 septembre 2014
Publié par :Scholastic Canada Ltd
Langue :anglais
Convient aux âges :9 - 12
ISBN - 13 :9781443124614

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