Douglas & McIntyre
Juno Beach

Book details:

June 2005
ISBN 978-1-55365-091-1
Paperback - Trade
6 1/8" x 9 1/4"
440 pages
History / Canada HIS006000
Military
$27.95 CAD

Douglas & McIntyre

Juno Beach

Canada's D-Day Victory

BOOK FOUR in the Canadian Battle Series

By dawn on June 6, 1944, the rough seas facing three small resort towns in Normandy bristled with an immense armada. More than 6,500 ships prepared to disembark Allied troops in a


Drawing on personal diaries as well as military records, Juno Beach: Canada’s D-Day Victory: June 6, 1944 dramatically depicts Canada’s contribution to the most critical Allied battle of World War II.

Acclaimed military historian Mark Zuehlke recreated the pivotal day of World War II from planning through attack. Falling through a black night, praying to land on target were the newly trained Canadian paratroopers, who were among the first Allies on French soil. Canadian soldiers, most untested in battle, crossed the English Channel during a night storm and ran off landing craft into a deadly sea. Juno Beach is their story, shared at last in the rich detail their achievement deserves.

About the Author

Mark  Zuehlke

Mark Zuehlke

Hailed by Jack Granatstein as Canada’s leading popular military historian and the winner of the 2014 Pierre Berton Award for popularizing Canadian History, ...

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