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History World War Ii

An Army of Never-Ending Strength

Reinforcing the Canadians in Northwest Europe, 1944–45

by (author) Arthur W. Gullachsen

UBC Press
Initial publish date
Feb 2021
World War II, Canada
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    Feb 2021
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    Feb 2021
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    Oct 2021
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An army may march on its stomach, but it needs more than hot dinners to fight. As Canadians battled through Northwest Europe in the Second World War, how did they reinforce their front lines? An Army of Never-Ending Strength provides detailed insight into the administration, structure, and troop and equipment levels of the First Canadian Army during 1944–45. Captain Arthur W. Gullachsen demonstrates the army’s effectiveness at reinforcing its combat units and draws a powerful conclusion. The administrative and logistical capability of the Canadian Army created a constant state of offensive strength, which made a marked contribution to eventual Allied victory.

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Contributor Notes

Arthur W. Gullachsen is an assistant professor in the History Department of the Royal Military College of Canada. He has published in the Canadian Military History Journal and Britain at War magazine and is a contributor to the Large-Scale Combat Operations series of the US Army University Press.

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