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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Table of Contents:
  • 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.