From Cold War to New Millennium the history of the Royal Canadian Regiment, 1953-2008 / Bernd Horn ; foreword by Tom de Faye

Author(s): Horn, Bernd, 1959-
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Subjects: Canada. Canadian Army. Royal Canadian Regiment--History
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Cold War
Afghan War, 2001-
Formats: Electronic Resource, Remote
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Toronto [Ont.] : Dundurn Press, c2011 (Saint-Lazare, Quebec : Canadian Electronic Library, 2011)
Series: Canadian Electronic Library. Canadian publishers collection
LC Classification: U, UA
Physical Description: 1 electronic text (496 p.) : ill., maps, ports., digital file
Alternate Titles: Print version 9781554888955
Additional Authors: ebrary, Inc
Notes: ISBN: 9781554888962 (bound) :5.95
ISBN: 9781554888986 (electronic bk.)
ISBN: 9781554888955 (pbk.) :9.95
Issued as part of the Canadian Electronic Library. Canadian publishers collection
Companion vol. to Establishing a legacy
Includes bibliographical references (p. [483]-486) and index
Contents: Defending the bastion of freedom and democracy : the beginning of the Cold War- the 1950s -- An era of change : the 1960s -- A shift of focus : defence in the 1970s -- The last hurrah : the end of the Cold War- 1980s -- The new world order : entering the 1990s -- Into the 1990s : the decade of darkness -- The new millennium : a world on fire -- A return to combat duty : Operation Medusa -- The difficult war : hard service in Afghanistan -- Conclusion -- Appendix A : Select key honorary and regimental appointments, 1953-2008 -- Appendix B : Battle honors
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Summary: Bernd Horn provides a detailed account of The Royal Canadian Regiment's history from 1953 to 2008. The RCR contributed to the victory in the Cold War, participated in the bitter stabilization campaigns of the 1990s in the former Yugoslavia, and fought and bled heavily in the reconstruction and counter-insurgency battle in Afghanistan
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OCLC Number: ebr10512974
ISBN/ISSN: 9781554888962