Military History

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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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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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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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No Place to Run

The Canadian Corps and Gas Warfare in the First World War

UBC Press

This book is a reevaluation of the Canadian Corps and poison gas in WWI. It examines how the Canadian Corps organized and protected its soldiers from poison gas.

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Another Kind of Justice

Canadian Military Law from Confederation to Somalia

UBC Press

The first historical survey of Canadian military law, providing insights into military justice in Canada, the purpose of military law, and the level of legal professionalism within the Canadian military.

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