Military History

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Scars of War

The Impact of Warfare on Modern China

UBC Press

A forceful look at the long-term social and psychological impact of warfare on modern China’s civilian population.

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Stepping Stones to Nowhere

The Aleutian Islands, Alaska, and American Military Strategy, 1867-1945

UBC Press

Galen Perras shows how that changed with the Japanese occupation of the western Aleutians, which climaxed in the horrendous battle for Attu during the Second World War.

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Arizona Goes to War

The University of Arizona Press

It was a cold, gray morning in northeast France when Pfc. Silvestre Herrera's unit came under heavy fire from a Nazi artillery barrage. Armed with only a hand grenade and his M1 rifle, Herrera fixed his bayonet and mounted a one-man charge, single-handedly capturing eight German soldiers, then killing two more and pinning down the ...

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Not the Slightest Chance

The Defence of Hong Kong, 1941

UBC Press

This book represents the first attempt to piece together all existing accounts of the December 1941 Battle of Hong Kong and the fighting between the Garrison and the invading Japanese.

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A War of Patrols

Canadian Army Operations in Korea

UBC Press

Impeccably researched and analytical, this comprehensive account of the Canadian campaign in the Korean War provides the first detailed study of the training, leadership, operations, and tactics of the brigade under each of its three wartime commanders.

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