By Mary Beacock Fryer
Battlefields of Canada encompasses approximately three hundred years of background and contours 16 of the main major Canadian battles in addition to essentially the most comedian or weird and wonderful. Profusely illustrated with sketches, images, and special maps, each one bankruptcy units the context of the conflict by way of the fight of which it was once half, after which describes the hour-by-hour occasions. a quick end to every bankruptcy assesses the results for the victors and losers, assigning its position in Canadian heritage. A chronology presents a entire record of each Canadian conflict because the early 1600s.
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Battlefields of Canada encompasses approximately three hundred years of historical past and lines 16 of the main major Canadian battles in addition to essentially the most comedian or strange. Profusely illustrated with sketches, photos, and distinctive maps, every one bankruptcy units the context of the conflict when it comes to the fight of which it used to be half, after which describes the hour-by-hour occasions.
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