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The Torch We Throw: The Dundurn WWI Historical Library: Amiens/Second to None/The Making of Billy Bishop/Hell in Flanders Fields/It Made you Think of

by Brereton Greenhous, James McWilliams, R. James Steel & Kevin R. Shackleton et al. Dundurn (July 23, 2014)

This special five-book collection brings to life courageous and tragic stories from the First World War, from the battlefields of France to the fight in the air.


What the Thunder Said: Reflections of a Canadian Officer in Kandahar

by John Conrad & Christie Blatchford Dundurn (June 01, 2009)

What the Thunder Said is an honest and at times raw recollection of incidents and impressions of Canadian warfighting from a logistics perspective.


Allan Maclean, Jacobite General: The life of an eighteenth century career soldier

by Mary Beacock Fryer Dundurn (July 26, 1996)

This fast-paced and intriguing book gives a penetrating insight into the challenges facing a man who chose a military career during the tumultuous period of the eighteenth century.


The Last Invasion of Canada: The Fenian Raids, 1866-1870

by Hereward Senior Dundurn (July 25, 1991)

The Last Invasion of Canada vividly recaptures the fledgling nation's rag-tag, but patriotic, defence against an enemy committed to a glorious cause, but with only scattered resources.


Paras Versus the Reich: Canada's Paratroopers at War, 1942-1945

by Bernd Horn & Michel Wyczynski Dundurn (August 01, 2003)

This book traces the development of airborne forces from earliest mythology to their earth-shattering debut in the Second World War.


Through Water, Ice & Fire: Schooner Nancy of the War of 1812

by Barry Gough Dundurn (March 04, 2006)

A dramatic examination of the legendary HMS Nancy, whose noted career ended in a fiery explosion in the War of 1812.


Georges Vanier: Soldier: The Wartime Letters and Diaries, 1915-1919

by Georges Vanier & Deborah Cowley Dundurn (October 01, 2000)

Chronicles the wartime experiences of Georges Vanier, who was Governor General of Canada from 1959 to 1967 and who served four years in the First World War.


Voices of the Left Behind: Project Roots and the Canadian War Children of World War II

by Olga Rains, Lloyd Rains & Melynda Jarratt Dundurn (February 25, 2006)

The personal stories of nearly 50 war children helped by Project Roots.


Operation Friction 1990-1991: The Canadian Forces in the Persian Gulf

by Jean H. Morin & Richard H. Gimblett Dundurn (April 07, 1997)

This official account of the crisis in the Persian Gulf traces the Canadian Forces' commitment to the Gulf region in response to Iraqi aggression in 1990-1991.


"C" Force to Hong Kong: A Canadian Catastrophe

by Brereton Greenhous Dundurn (February 22, 2016)

The book recounts the formation of the "C" Force and its departure to Hong Kong where it arrived just three weeks before the Japanese attack. It outlines the course of the battle from December 8, 1941, until...


Tip of the Spear: An Intimate Account of 1 Canadian Parachute Battalion, 1942-1945

by Bernd Horn & Michel Wyczynski Dundurn (October 01, 2002)

This is the story of 1 Canadian Parachute Battalion, established as the "tip of the spear" of Allied attacks in the Second World War.


Vimy Ridge and Arras: The Spring 1917 Offensive in Panoramas

by Peter Barton & Jeremy Banning Dundurn (July 05, 2010)

In this new account of the battle at Vimy Ridge, Peter Barton showcases more than 50 rediscovered British and German panoramic photographs of the battlegrounds. Vimy Ridge and Arras also includes previously...


Hostile Seas: A Mission in Pirate Waters

by JL Savidge Dundurn (September 23, 2013)

Set in 2008, Hostile Seas is a personal account of life on board Canadian naval ship HMCS Ville de Québec as the crew attempts to escort pirate-menaced cargo ships carrying World Food Programme aid to Mogadishu....


The Difficult War: Perspectives on Insurgency and Special Operations Forces

by Emily Spencer Dundurn (July 20, 2009)

The Difficult War is a collection of essays that deals with theoretical concepts related to both insurgency and the conduct of irregular warfare.


Solving the People Puzzle: Cultural Intelligence and Special Operations Forces

by Emily Spencer Dundurn (May 24, 2010)

The 21st century has brought global instability, and special operations forces are the logical force of choice for success. As a group that favours humans over hardware, it makes sense that their tool of choice...


Not All of Us Were Brave

by Stanley Scislowski Dundurn (March 01, 1997)

The story of a young man's journey through the Second World War - and of ordinary soldiers who experienced misery, inspiration, and degradation.


No Lack of Courage: Operation Medusa, Afghanistan

by Bernd Horn & R.J. Hillier Dundurn (October 04, 2010)

No Lack of Courage is the story of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization's Operation Medusa, the largely Canadian action in Afghanistan from 1 to 17 September 2006, to dislodge a heavily entrenched Taliban...


Cavalry of the Air: An Illustrated Introduction to the Aircraft and Aces of the First World War

by Norman S. Leach & John Melbourne Dundurn (October 20, 2014)

Though storytelling, period and contemporary photos and the words of the flying aces themselves, this book brings the history of WWI air combat to life.


The Seabound Coast: The Official History of the Royal Canadian Navy, 1867-1939, Volume I

by William Johnston, William G.P. Rawling, Richard H. Gimblett & John MacFarlane Dundurn (January 14, 2011)

Based on extensive archival research, it traces the story of the navy, from its beginnings as Lauriers tinpot navy, and includes the interwar years.


Outcasts: A Love Story

by Susan M. Papp Dundurn (March 23, 2009)

In this story of love and loss, Tibor Schroeder, a Christian and reservist in the Hungarian forces allied with Nazi Germany, and Hedy Weisz, a young Jewish woman, meet and fall in love during the Second World...


Amazing Airmen: Canadian Flyers in the Second World War

by Ian Darling Dundurn (September 07, 2009)

Canadian and British airmen engaged in fierce and deadly battles in the skies over Europe during the Second World War. Those who survived often had to overcome incredible obstacles to do so. These painstakingly...


Hell in Flanders Fields: Canadians at the Second Battle of Ypres

by George H. Cassar Dundurn (August 30, 2010)

On April 22, 1915, Canadians fought almost continuously for five days, clinging stubbornly against overwhelming odds to a vital part of the Allied line and saved 50,000 troops. In this new, deeply researched...


Fortune Favours the Brave: Tales of Courage and Tenacity in Canadian Military History

by Bernd Horn & Roméo Dallaire Dundurn (January 26, 2009)

Fortune Favours the Brave brings Canada's proud military history to life in a collection of essays that showcases the fighting spirit and courage of Canada's armed forces.


Greatcoats and Glamour Boots: Canadian Women at War, 1939-1945, Revised Edition

by Carolyn Gossage & Roberta Bondar Dundurn (November 01, 2001)

The colourful story of Canada's "forgotten women" who volunteered for service during the Second World War.


Rebellion in the Mohawk Valley: The St. Leger Expedition of 1777

by Gavin K. Watt Dundurn (May 01, 2002)

During the American Revolution, a massive (and ultimately failed) campaign led by Brigadier Barry St. Leger was launched from Canada into New York State.


Shot Down and On the Run: The RCAF and Commonwealth Aircrews Who Got Home from Behind Enemy Lines, 1940-1945

by Graham Pitchfork & Lewis Hodges Dundurn (October 01, 2003)

The epic stories of some of the thousands of shot-down airmen, including many Canadians, who got out from behind enemy lines in the Second World War.


Pearson's Prize

by John Melady Dundurn (April 15, 2006)

In fall 1956, Canada's Lester B. Pearson brought the world back from the brink of war, for which he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Peace.


Second to None: The Fighting 58th Battalion of the Canadian Expeditionary Force

by Kevin R. Shackleton Dundurn (August 26, 2002)

The story of the Fighting 58th, one of 50 infantry battalions to see action with the Canadian Expeditionary Force during the First World War.


Guidebook to the Historic Sites of the War of 1812: 2nd Edition, Revised and Updated

by Gilbert Collins Dundurn (May 01, 2006)

Includes more than 400 historic sites, both well-known and obscure, in both Canada and the U.S.


Hell and High Water

by Lance Goddard Dundurn (October 22, 2007)

This pictorial history examines Canada's significant role in the Italian Campaign, 1943-45, from the view of the soldiers serving there.


King's Men: The Soldier Founders of Ontario

by Mary Beacock Fryer Dundurn (January 01, 1980)

King's Men is the story of the Loyalist regiments who became the soldier founders of the Province of Ontario, the Loyal Colonials who joined the Provincial Corps of the British Army, Canadian Command, during...


Eleven Exiles: Accounts of Loyalists of the American Revolution

by Phyllis R. Blakeley & John Grant Dundurn (January 01, 1982)

Eleven Exiles is a personal account of the American Revolution. By focusing on eleven different people who were on the losing side of the American Revolution, and who had to make new lives for themselves in...


Through a Canadian Periscope: The Story of the Canadian Submarine Service

by Julie H. Ferguson, Peter W. Cairns & Dan MacNeil Dundurn (March 10, 2014)

A colourful and well-researched account of Canada's submarine service, from its beginnings on the first day of the First World War to its uncertain future today. Ferguson details the careers of the Canadians...


One Soldier's Story: 1939-1945: From the Fall of Hong Kong to the Defeat of Japan

by George S. MacDonell Dundurn (October 01, 2002)

This story details the fateful adventures of two Canadian army regiments dispatched to the Pacific to face the Japanese.


White Ensign Flying: Corvette HMCS Trentonian

by Roger Litwiller Dundurn (February 17, 2014)

Tells the story of one of Canada's warship corvettes that served during World War II and brought its crew home every time they went out. It was the last Canadian ship to be attacked by the U.S. Navy, and it...


Red Coats & Grey Jackets: The Battle of Chippawa, 5 July 1814

by Donald E. Graves Dundurn (July 25, 1996)

The author discusses the personalities and analyzes the organization and tactics of the opposing forces in this well-documented account.


Battle Stories - The English Throne and the Fate of Europe 3-Book Bundle: Hastings 1066 / Bosworth 1485 / Waterloo 1815

by Mike Ingram, Jonathan Trigg & Gregory Fremont-Barnes Dundurn (April 30, 2016)

Three battles that shook the British Isles and changed the course of world history. Three renowned experts each take up one crucial day when the future of the throne, or Europe itself, hung in the balance.


Snake Hill: An Investigation of a Military Cemetery from the War of 1812

by Susan Pfeiffer & Ronald E. Williamson Dundurn (January 30, 1991)

Snake Hill provides a detailed account of a recently discovered military cemetery dating to the War of 1812, providing a rare glimpse at life and death during the War of 1812. This book contributes significantly...


Triumph at Kapyong: Canada's Pivotal Battle in Korea

by Dan Bjarnason Dundurn (March 02, 2011)

This is the story of the first battle by Canada's soldiers in the Korean War. These volunteers - truck drivers, construction workers, kids just out of high school - outnumbered, they beat off some of the toughest...


Bosworth 1485

by Mike Ingram Dundurn (March 26, 2016)

A great battle that shaped the history of England and founded a new royal dynasty is expertly related and explained by a leading historian, with detailed illustrations and supplementary facts.


Waterloo 1815

by Gregory Fremont-Barnes Dundurn (February 20, 2016)

The story of one of Western history's most significant battles and the moment of Napoleon's final defeat is expertly related and explained by a leading historian, with detailed illustrations and supplementary...


Iwo Jima 1945

by Andrew Rawson Dundurn (January 23, 2016)

The story of one of the most dramatic and important battles in the Second World War's Pacific theatre is expertly related and explained by a leading historian, with detailed illustrations and supplementary facts....


Battle Stories - Britain Overseas 2-Book Bundle: Goose Green 1982 / Isandlwana 1879

by Edmund Yorke & Gregory Fremont-Barnes Dundurn (March 04, 2016)

Two pivotal moments in British military history, separated by more than a century, yet both with decisive impacts on Britain's national identity and power overseas. One ended in disaster. The other, thanks to...


The Insubordinate and the Noncompliant: Case Studies of Canadian Mutiny and Disobedience, 1920 to Present

by Howard Coombs Dundurn (March 28, 2008)

This third volume in a trilogy about disobedience in the Canadian military offers a perspective on mutiny in the twentieth century.


Raymond Collishaw and the Black Flight

by Roger Gunn Dundurn (January 07, 2013)

As the third-highest-scoring flying ace among British and colonial pilots in the First World War, scoring 60 victories, Raymond Collishaw was only surpassed by Billy Bishop and Edward Mannock. This book traces...


Show No Fear: Daring Actions in Canadian Military History

by Bernd Horn Dundurn (July 14, 2008)

This volume of daring actions showcases the countrys rich military experience while capturing the indomitable spirit of the Canadian soldier.


GARBO: The Spy Who Saved D-Day

by National Archives & Mark Seaman Dundurn (April 01, 2004)

Agent GARBOs story reads like a classic spy adventure and culminates in one of the greatest strategic deceptions in history.


The Making of Billy Bishop: The First World War Exploits of Billy Bishop, VC

by Brereton Greenhous Dundurn (May 01, 2002)

This explosive biography exposes the myth of Canadian war pilot Billy Bishop.


NORAD and the Soviet Nuclear Threat: Canada's Secret Electronic Air War

by Gordon A.A. Wilson Dundurn (March 17, 2012)

This history of Canadian air defence during the Cold War takes readers inside the top-secret world of the Air Weapons Controllers Underground Complex, part of the North American Air (now Aerospace) Defense Command,...


From Cold War to New Millennium: The History of The Royal Canadian Regiment, 1953-2008

by Bernd Horn Dundurn (May 27, 2011)

From Cold War to New Millennium provides a detailed account of The Royal Canadian Regiments history from 1953 to 2008.