Show No Fear by Colonel Bernd Horn
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Show No Fear
By Colonel Bernd Horn

Show No Fear

Daring Actions in Canadian Military History

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Show No Fear by Colonel Bernd Horn

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Show 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 Details

ISBN: 9781550028164
ISBN-10: 1550028162
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 20mm)
Pages: 384
Imprint: Dundurn Group Ltd
Publisher: Dundurn Group Ltd
Publish Date: 14-Jul-2008
Country of Publication: Canada

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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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