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48th Highlanders of Canada 1891-1928
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 196,050. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2018 by 48th Highlanders Trusts. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » War
. The book is well written by historian Kim Beattie who served as an officer in the 15th Battalion and writes from personal experience. He brings to life the men who fought and died in a barren and tragic landscape 100 years ago and brings colour to an otherwise colourless world with his with stories of courage and sacrifice.
Dileas: A History of the 48th Highlanders of Canada 1929–1956
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 335,950. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2018 by 48th Highlanders Trusts. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » North America
This is the story of a Canadian fighting battalion in World War Two. The story follows the Regiment through training in Britain, the invasion of Sicily, the long hard slog up the Italian boot, the move to Northwest Europe for the final battles of the European campaign and then Victory and the return to Canada.
Zombie Night in Canada: 2nd Period
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,140. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
Xander Barnes survived the apocalypse by hunkering down in a Costco with family and friends, fighting off both the living and the dead. A few weeks later, they were evacuated to a nearby Army base, where he was dumped in a refugee camp full of desperate people and lousy living conditions. Just when he thought it couldn't get any worse, he got drafted to fight the legions of undead roaming outside.
No Diplomacy
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,400. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
No Diplomacy is the antithesis to a superhero story. It’s one you can’t unread. Written by a former Canadian infantry soldier, the direct language used in this first person narrative subjects the reader to an uncomfortably vulnerable account of events which took place during the summer of 2010 near Panjwayi District, Afghanistan.
Dieppe: Shadowy Verdict
Price: $7.97 USD. Words: 54,170. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » War
This book examines other amphibious landings and bomber supported battles and compares the results with the Dieppe raid of 1942.
Shadow of Vimy
Price: $2.25 USD. Words: 89,380. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
Thomas Kirby is an officer in the Canadian Army serving in the trenches of World War I. When a dangerous German prisoner escapes with information on the upcoming Canadian offensive at Vimy Ridge, Kirby must hunt him down before he escapes, knowing that if he does so, the fate of the entire battle will hang in the balance.
The Best Soldier's Wife
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 58,840. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2013 by Quadra Books. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
The Best Soldier's Wife is the deeply personal story of one woman trying to cope with the shocks and aftershocks of Canada’s war in Afghanistan, told in a series of letters from a military wife in Victoria to the wife of a fictionalized Chief of Defense Staff. In her letters she uses a number of real events to ground her story in the nitty-gritty of the actual war as it unfolded.