30 August 2006

Latest issue of Canadian Military History

The latest issue (vol.15, no.2, Spring 2006) of Canadian Military History has been published by The Laurier Centre for Military Strategic and Disarmament Studies. Included are a collective article, "Applied History: 1944 Normandy campaign battlefield tours and staff rides," from Stuart Thomson, Mike Bechthold, and David Ian Hall and Brandey Barton's "Public Opinion and National Prestige: The Politics of Canadian Army Participation in the Invasion of Sicily, 1942-1943." The Canadian War Museum section provides "The Long Wait (Part I): A Personal Account of Infantry Training in Britain, June 1942 - June 1943" from Captain Harold MacDonald with M.A. MacDonald. Other historical documentation included are Major-General Stanislaw Maczek's "The 1st Polish Armoured Division in Normandy" and a 17 December 1944 report from the 2nd Tactical Air Force titled "Tactics Employed by Fighter-Bombers Operating Against Special Targets."

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