Remembrance Day: further reading

Surrey Libraries will be closed on Nov. 11, but staff have compiled a list of books and reference materials with a Remembrance Day theme.

Surrey Libraries will be closed on Nov. 11, but staff have compiled a list of books and reference materials with a Remembrance Day theme.

  • At the Sharp End: Canadians Fighting the Great War (1914-1916, Vol. 1 by Tim Cook), and Shock Troops: Canadians Fighting the Great War (1917-1918, Vol 2, also by Tim Cook).

  • Baptism of Fire: The Second Battle of Ypres and the Forging Canada, April 1915, by Nathan M. Greenfield.

  • On to Victory: The Canadian Liberation of the Netherlands, by Mark Zuehlke.

  • The Damned: The Canadians at the Battle of Hong Kong and the POW experience, 1941-45, by Nathan M. Greenfield.

  • Eleventh Month, Eleventh Day, Eleventh Hour: Armistice Day, 1918, World War I and its violent climax, by Joseph E. Persico.

  • The D-Day Companion: leading historians explore history’s greatest amphibious assault, edited by Jane Penrose.

For more information, visit Surrey Libraries online.

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