Gauntlet to Overlord the Story of the Canadian Army

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Gauntlet to Overlord the Story of the Canadian Army.

By Ross Munro. First edition, 1945.

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Gauntlet to Overlord the Story of the Canadian Army

This book by Ross Munro tells the story of the Canadian army throughout World War II, including their training for the Normandy landings, The Battle for Caen, the campaign in Sicily and more.

Gauntlet to Overlord the Story of the Canadian Army also covers the famous raid by the Canadians on Dieppe in August 1942.

The author Ross Munro, OBE, OC (1913 – 1990) was the leading war correspondent  for the Canadian Press in Europe in World War II. His memoirs of the campaigns, Gauntlet to Overlord the Story of the Canadian Army, won the Governor General’s Award for English-language non-fiction in 1945.

This book is a first edition hardback, published in 1945. The dustwrapper is rather scruffy but nice to see. The book is in very good condition. The maps, pages and photographs are clean and bright.

Gauntlet to Overlord the Story of the Canadian Army is a major book for anyone interested in the history of the Canadian forces and the significant role they played in World War II.

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