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Author Schreiber, Shane B., 1966-

Title Shock army of the British Empire : the Canadian Corps in the last 100 days of the Great War / Shane B. Schreiber ; foreword by John A. English
Published Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1997

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Description xvi, 164 pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Series Praeger series in war studies, 1083-8171
Praeger series in war studies.
Contents Foreword / John A. English -- 1. "Prelude": Background -- 2. The Orchestra and Its Conductor -- 3. The Overture: Amiens, 8 August 1918 -- 4. "Concerto Grosso": Breaking the Drocourt-Queant Line -- 5. "Intermezzo": The Pause Before the Canal du Nord -- 6. "Magnum Opus": Storming the Canal du Nord and the Battle of Cambrai -- 7. "Allegretto": The Pursuit to Valenciennes -- 8. "Coda": Mount Houy to Mons -- 9. "Postlude": Aftermath -- 10. "Fine": Conclusions -- App. "Policy as to Command of Artillery Units During Offensive Operations"
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [151]-159) and index
Subject Canada. Canadian Army. Canadian Corps -- History.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- Western Front.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Canada.
LC no. 96031916
ISBN 0275955133 (alk. paper)