Show No Fear
Daring Actions in Canadian Military History
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Show No Fear by Colonel Bernd Horn
Book DescriptionShow No Fear is a collection of essays that captures the richness of Canadian military history. Although Canadians see their nation as a peaceable kingdom and themselves as an unmilitary people, the truth is that Canada has a proud military heritage. Moreover, the nation's citizens and their descendants share a legacy of courage, tenacity, and warfighting prowess. This volume of daring actions showcases the country's rich and distinct national military experience while capturing the indomitable spirit of the Canadian soldier. Actions studied include military bravery in the Seven Years' War, the British attacks on Fort Mackinac and Fort Detroit in the War of 1812, the Lake Erie expeditions during the American Civil War, courage displayed at Paardeberg in the Boer War, trench raiding in the First World War, bold valour in the ill-fated Dieppe Raid in the Second World War, toe-to-toe fighting with the Chinese in the Korean War, and present-day heroics in Afghanistan.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781550028164
(229mm x 152mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Dundurn Group Ltd
Publisher: Dundurn Group Ltd
Publish Date: 14-Jul-2008
Country of Publication: Canada
Books By Author Colonel Bernd Horn
Most Ungentlemanly Way of War, Paperback (January 2016)
Created by Winston Churchill to sabotage and subvert the enemy in WWII, the Special Operations Executive (SOE) was an innovative and at times infamous group, a band fanatically devoted to the Allied cause and willing to do whatever it took to advance it and hamper the Axis even operating within North America."
Forced to Change, Paperback (March 2015)
Tells the story of how the Canadian Forces weathered the perfect storm of scandals and budget slashing in the 1990s, and emerged by reshaping its culture from the top down. The "decade of darkness" tool a heavy toll, particularly on the Canadian Forces Officers Corps. Forced to Change tells the story of the long path to reform.
No Ordinary Men, Paperback (September 2014)
No Ordinary Men peels back the cloak of secrecy and reveals four untold special operations that Joint Task Force 2, an elite counterterrorist unit, conducted in 2005 06 in which their courage, tenacity, and impressive capabilities meant the difference between life and death."
Of Courage and Determination, Paperback (June 2013)» View all books by Colonel Bernd Horn
In the dark, early days of the Second World War, the Allies desperately tried to slow down the Axis tide of conquest. Withvictory slipping away, the Allies turned to special operations forces such as the First Special Service Force or Devil's Brigade to carry the fight to the enemy."
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Author Biography - Colonel Bernd Horn
Colonel Bernd Horn is an experienced Canadian Forces infantry officer and military educator. He has authored, co-authored, or edited more than 30 books, including No Easy Task: Fighting in Afghanistan and No Lack of Courage: Operation Medusa, Afghanistan. He lives in Kingston, Ontario.
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