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Tarnished Brass

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Canada's once-proud armed forces face an undeniable crisis, triggered by leadership that places self-interest and personal gain before duty. In this provocative, unsettling book, former soldier Scott Taylor and veteran author Brian Nolan blow the lid off crime and corruption in the Canadian high command, pointing out necessary changes to restore glory to this tarnished ...more
paperback, 272 pages
Published November 10th 1997 by Random House, Inc.
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Benoit
Mar 02, 2014 Benoit rated it it was ok
Tarnished Brass is only relevant if you are interested by the history of the Canadian Armed Forces, but is otherwise flawed. This is an investigation into the excess of the higher command of the military force circa early 90’s, with the Somali affair as a focus point.

While the thesis of the book is that the unification of the armed forces brought a climate of careerism within the officer corps, the tone is one of sensationalism and it is evident that the author wanted to cash in on the different
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