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At Vimy Ridge Canada's greatest World War I victory —Brewster, Hugh.
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2008

April 9, 2007 marks the 90th anniversary of the pivotal World War I battle - one that many historians view as the battle that defined Canada as a nation. Canadian soldiers achieved what more experienced soldiers From Bri...

La guerre en Irak, le livre noir —Cazes, Séverine, ed.
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2011

Le président des États-Unis George W. Bush a qualifié la guerre en Irak de "l'une des campagnes militaires les plus rapides et les plus humaines de l'Histoire". Pourtant, dès les premiers bombardements des forces de ...

Les femmes et la guerre —Gagnon, Madeleine, 1938-
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2006

L'auteure analyse les propos de femmes qui luttent quotidiennement pour vivre, s'éduquer, travailler, et élever leurs enfants, alors qu'elles sont plongées dans la réalité de la guerre. L'ouvrage se veut le pendant ...

Passchendaele Canada's triumph and tragedy on the fields of Flanders : an illustrated history —Leach, Norman, 1963-
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2010
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During WWI, the battle for the tiny Belgium town of Passchendaele was one of the most significant tests of Canadian courage and expertise. General Haig ordered a headlong attack into the heavily fortified German entrench...

One gal's army —Ward Sue, 1913-
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2009

Ward recounts her adventures in the first-ever regular Canadian army corps for women. It's the middle of WWII, but the women's "battle" is not against a foreign enemy but against a military establishment ill-prepared to ...

Kasztner's train the true story of Rezso Kasztner, unknown hero of the holocaust —Porter, Anna.
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2009

In summer 1944, Rezso Kasztner, a lawyer and journalist, met with Adolf Eichmann in Budapest, where the two men made an agreement that allowed 1,684 Jews to leave for Switzerland by trainches In other manoeuvrings, Kastz...

Le camp des femmes Ravensbruck —Bernadac, Christian, 1937-
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2008

Ravensbruck est unique. Seul camp de concentration réservé aux femmes, il fut un enclos de travail et d'extermination pour des dizaines de milliers de femmes. L'auteur a préféré laisser la parole à celles qui fure...

Hunter killer la guerre des drones par ceux qui la font —McCurley, T. Mark, auteur.
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2017

Le pilote de drone Mark McCurley relate les diverses opérations auxquelles il a participé, aux commandes d'un appareil ou à la tête de l'intervention : la traque de Ben Laden en Afghanistan en 2004, le tir manqué en...

Letters to Harvelyn from Japanese POW camps : a Canadian soldier's letters to his young daughter during World War II —Baird, Kenneth G., d. 1957.
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2004

Major Kenneth Baird was a Prisoner-Of-War in Japan during World War II. He kept a diary and wrote letters - that were never sent - to his wife Molly and daughter Harvelyn, recording misery, sickness, brutality, and death...

La guerre sans l'aimer journal d'un écrivain au coeur du printemps libyen —Lévy, Bernard-Henri, 1948-
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2013

C'est le journal de lauteur, jour après jour, pendant la période qu'aura duré cette guerre. Tout commence avec l'arrivée à Tobrouk. Passent des chefs de guerre, des civils devenus combattants, des scènes de reporta...

Guerre et contre-guerre survivre a l'aube du XXI siecle —Toffler, Alvin.
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2005

Ce que nous savons de la guerre et de la contre-guerre est largement et dangereusement périmé. La nouvelle économie révolutionnaire à laquelle nous assistons est fondée sur le savoir plutôt que sur les matières p...

Invasions without tears the story of Canada's top-scoring Spitfire wing in Europe during the Second World War —Berger, Monty.
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2008

Based on a manuscript written by Monty Berger in 1945, "Invasion without tears" chronicles the RCAF's 126 Wing from its formation in July 1943 to VE-Day two years later. The pilots of 126 Wing were among the war's most d...

Le soldat inconnu —Granfield, Linda.
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2010

Un livre à la mémoire des hommes et des femmes de toutes les forces armées du monde qui reposent, inconnus, dans des tombes marquées ou non, sur la terre ou sous la mer. Granfield explique l'origine des monuments com...

The Six Day War the breaking of the Middle East —Laron, Guy, author.
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2017

One fateful week in June 1967 redrew the map of the Middle East. Many scholars have documented how the Six Day War unfolded, but little has been done to explain why the conflict happened at all. As we approach its fiftie...

What we talk about when we talk about war —Richler, Noah.
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2013

An examination of how communications has shaped the language of the media, and vice versa, and how rhetoric shapes how Canadians thinks of themselves as a nation and Canadas engagement in peacekeeping, war, and on the in...

The fog of war censorship of Canada's media in World War Two —Bourrie, Mark, 1957-
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2013

The Canadian government censored the news during World War II for two main reasons: to keep military and economic secrets out of enemy hands and to prevent civilian morale from breaking down. But in those tumultuous time...

The Vimy trap or, how we learned to stop worrying and love the Great War —McKay, Ian, 1953- author.
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2017

The story of the bloody 1917 Battle of Vimy Ridge is, according to many of today's tellings, a heroic founding moment for Canada. This noble, birth-of-a-nation narrative is regularly applied to the Great War in general. ...

Enduring Vietnam an American generation and its war —Wright, James.
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2017

The Vietnam War is largely recalled as a mistake, either in the decision to engage there or in the nature of the engagement. Or both. Veterans of the war remain largely anonymous figures, accomplices in the mistake. Crit...

The Taliban don't wave —Semrau, Rob.
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2013

Captain Robert Semraus military trial made international headlinesa Canadian soldier serving in Afghanistan arrested for allegedly killing a grievously wounded Taliban soldier in the field. Semrau writes about the sheer ...

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