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The Generals

The Canadian Army's Senior Commanders in the Second World War

by (author) J.L. Granatstein

Publisher
University of Calgary Press
Initial publish date
Jul 2005
Category
Canada
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781552381762
    Publish Date
    Jul 2005
    List Price
    $29.95
  • eBook

    ISBN
    9781552383537
    Publish Date
    Jul 2005
    List Price
    $29.95

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Originally published in 1993, The Generals : The Canadian Army's Senior Commanders in the Second World War is a collective biography of the Canadian army's leaders in World War II, and is the winner of the Dafoe Book Prize for International Relations and the UBC Medal for Canadian Biography. The only book of its kind on this subject, The Generals remains an invaluable resource for academics, policy makers, and anyone interested Canada's military history.

This new edition features an introduction by Dr. David J. Bercuson, Director of the Centre for Military and Strategic Studies at the University of Calgary.

About the author

J. L. GRANATSTEIN is the author of over 60 books, including the bestsellersWho Killed The Canadian Military? and Whose War Is It?, along withYankee Go Home?, Victory 1945 and The Generals, which won the J. W. Dafoe Prize and the UBC Medal for Canadian Biography. A distinguished research professor of history emeritus at York University, he was a member of the RMC Board of Governors and is chair of the Advisory Council of the Canadian Defence and Foreign Affairs Institute. He lives in Toronto. Visit Granatstein atwww.whosewar.ca.

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Editorial Reviews

“The Generals is already a classic of Canadian military history and will long occupy shelf and store space as a seminal study of Canadian army leadership in the Second World War.” -- David J. Bercuson

“This is military history at its best.” -- Globe and Mail

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