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Century of Service: The History of the South Alberta Light Horse

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This is the story of Alberta's senior militia regiment, which celebrates its centennial in 2005. Although it was authorized in 1905, the SALH traces its origins to the 1880s when cavalry units were raised to protect Alberta during the Northwest Rebellion.This fascinating study takes Her Majesty's Cowboys from the 1880s to the 21st century. It describes how the predecessor ...more
Hardcover, 488 pages
Published May 15th 2005 by Robin Brass Studio (first published 2005)
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Michael Dorosh
Jul 31, 2011 Michael Dorosh rated it it was amazing
Donald Graves' history of the South Alberta Regiment in World War Two is acclaimed as one of the best WW II regimental histories yet written. This history, of the South Alberta Light Horse, is just as good, and offers a substantially wider view, looking in detail at the SALH from inception to the present, 1905 to 2005 (hence the title).

The book is substantially more than that, however. The SALH result from several postwar amalgamations, and therefore the book provides a detailed history of the 3
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