Terrible Victory: First Canadian Army and the Scheldt Estuary Campaign: September 13 - November 6, 1944

Terrible Victory: First Canadian Army and the Scheldt Estuary Campaign: September 13 - November 6, 1944

by Mark Zuehlke

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Overview

Mark Zuehlke is an expert at narrating the history of life on the battlefield for the Canadian army during World War II. In Terrible Victory, he provides a soldiers-eye-view account of Canada's bloody liberation of western Holland. Readers are there as soldiers fight in the muddy quagmire, enduring a battle that lasted three weeks and in which 6,000 soldiers perished. Terrible Victory is a powerful story of courage, survival, and skill.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781553654049
Publisher: Douglas & McIntyre Ltd.
Publication date: 04/01/2009
Edition description: First Trade Paper Edition
Pages: 560
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

Leading popular military historian, Mark Zuehlke is the author of 26 books, including 14 devoted to military history. Tragedy at Dieppe is the latest in his bestselling Canadian Battle Series, which includes Ortona , The Liri Valley , The Gothic Line , Juno Beach Operation Husky , Holding Juno , Breakout from Juno , Terrible Victory , and On To Victory. He is also the co-author of The Canadian Military Atlas. Zuehlke’s books have garnered much critical praise and several awards for the author. The author also writes award-winning mystery novels. Mark Zuehlke lives in Victoria, British Columbia.

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