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The Gothic Line: Canada's Month of Hell in World War II Italy (Canadian Battle #3)

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Stretching like an armor-toothed belt across Italy's upper thigh, the Gothic Line was the most fiercely defended position of Hitler's army, but a bloody 28-day offensive led by Canada's first Infantry Division ruptured the German defenses and opened the way for an Allied advance. Through the vivid stories of the soldiers who fought there, this dramatic book recounts a forg ...more
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Published October 18th 2006 by Douglas & McIntyre (first published September 2003)
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I was in Chapters, saw this book, and I know Mark Zuehlkes books well. I flipped to the back to see if there was a chance my father would be mentioned and there were almost a dozen pages references. My wife found me about twenty minutes later, with tears in my eyes, reading my father's words.

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On January 1, 1981, Mark Zuehlke walked away from a journalism career to pursue magazine and book writing fulltime. He has never looked back. In 1992, Mark published his first book—Magazine Writing From the Boonies (co-authored with Louise Donnelly)—and now concentrates almost exclusively on writing of books.

Fascinated by Canada’s military heritage, Mark first set to writing about the role Canadia
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Canadian Battle (7 books)
  • Ortona: Canada's Epic World War II Battle
  • The Liri Valley: Canada's World War II Breakthrough to Rome
  • Juno Beach: Canada's D-Day Victory, June 6, 1944
  • Holding Juno: Canada’s Heroic Defence of the D-Day Beaches: June 7-12, 1944
  • Terrible Victory: First Canadian Army and the Scheldt Estuary Campaign: September 13 - November 6, 1944
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Juno Beach: Canada's D-Day Victory, June 6, 1944 Ortona: Canada's Epic World War II Battle Holding Juno: Canada’s Heroic Defence of the D-Day Beaches: June 7-12, 1944 The Liri Valley: Canada's World War II Breakthrough to Rome Terrible Victory: First Canadian Army and the Scheldt Estuary Campaign: September 13 - November 6, 1944

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