Edmond Cloutier, Queen's Printer, Ottawa - 1955. Hardcover 4to (10" tall), very good condition. 629 pages. Red cloth with gilt decoration. Light edge & corner wear, corner bumping, light spotting outer edge of pages. Internal pages clean & tight, occasional light creasing/wrinkling. Colour frontispiece & fold-out maps, numerous b/w photos. Age tanning to pages.
The Canadian Militia on the Eve of War; The Outbreak of War and the Mobilization of the Active Service Force, 1939; The Expansion of the Army 1939-1943; Recruiting & Training in Canada; Defending the Soil of Canada, 1939-1945; The Growth of the Army Overseas & Organization in Britain; Command & Control of Canadian Forces in the U. KT. ; Training the Army Overseas; Alarums & Excursions 1940; Tasks & Operations 1941-1942; The Raid on Dieppe, 19 August 1942; Dieppe: Losses, Comments & Aftermath; Some special problems; The Defence of Hong Kong, December 1941; The Campaign in the Aleutians; Pacific Plans & Enterprises; Charts & Tables in Text; Appendices; Maps; Sketches; Illustrations.
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