Ortona : Canada's epic World War II battle /

Main Author: Zuehlke, Mark, 1955-
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Vancouver ; New York : [Berkeley, Calif.] : Douglas & McIntyre ; 2004, ©1999.
Edition: 1st U.S. ed.
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245 1 0 |a Ortona :  |b Canada's epic World War II battle /  |c Mark Zuehlke. 
250 |a 1st U.S. ed. 
260 |a Vancouver ;  |a New York :  |b Douglas & McIntyre ;  |a [Berkeley, Calif.] :  |b Distributed in the U.S. by Publishers Group West,  |c 2004, ©1999. 
300 |a xv, 443 pages :  |b illustrations, maps ;  |c 24 cm 
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500 |a Originally published: Toronto, Canada : Stoddart, 1999. 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references (pages 423-429) and index. 
505 0 |a Introduction: The Way to Ortona -- 1. March to the Moro -- 1. A Colossal Crack -- 2. Waiting, Waiting, Always Bloody Waiting -- 3. Pearl of the Adriatic -- 4. The Sharp End -- 2. For Lack of a Bridge -- 5. Rush Jobs -- 6. No Good, Johnny -- 7. Mixed Results -- 8. The Impossible Bridge -- 3. Breaking the Moro River Line -- 9. Into the Inferno -- 10. You Take It Now -- 11. Sterlin Castle -- 12. At All Costs -- 4. The Gully -- 13. A Little Old Heart Starter -- 14. All We Can Do -- 15. The Germans and the Mud -- 16. The Safest Place for Us -- 17. A New Plan Is Needed -- 18. Morning Glory -- 19. The Drive to Ortona -- 5. Little Stalingrad -- 20. A Bunch of Madmen -- 21. They Always Mess Things Up -- 22. Fight for the Bulge -- 23. The Unmuffled Drums of Hell -- 24. The Daring Gamble -- 25. It's Christmas Eve -- 26. As Merry as Circumstances Permit -- 27. Carry On -- 28. There Is No Town Left -- 29. Aftermaths -- 30. Point 59 -- Epilogue: Ortona in Memory -- Appendix A. The Canadians at Ortona -- Appendix B. Canadian Infantry Battalion (Typical Organization) -- Appendix C. Canadian Military Order of Rank -- Appendix D. German Military Order of Rank -- Appendix E. The Decorations. 
610 1 0 |a Canada.  |b Canadian Army.  |b Canadian Infantry Division, 1st  |x History. 
650 0 |a World War, 1939-1945  |x Campaigns  |z Italy  |z Ortona. 
650 0 |a World War, 1939-1945  |x Regimental histories  |z Canada. 
650 4 |a Local authors. 
651 0 |a Ortona (Italy)  |x History, Military  |y 20th century. 
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