By Mike Chappell
In the course of the twentieth Century, Canadian armies participated within the world's significant conflicts, from the Boer conflict on the sunrise of the century (1899-1902), to the Korean battle within the Fifties. As a part of the British empire, Canada supported Britain in South Africa, and got here to assistance from the Allies in either global Wars. This ebook chronicles the improvement of the Canadian military and the mythical achievements of a country which would have justifiably stayed aloof from the quarrels of others. As either writer and illustrator, Mike Chappell paints an enticing photo of the background, apparatus and uniforms of the Canadian military.
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