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On Juno Beach

Canada's D-Day Heroes

by Hugh Brewster
preface by J L Granatstein

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list price: $11.99
published: 2004
  • Short-listed, Rocky Mountain Book Award (Alberta Children's Choice)
  • Short-listed, Red Cedar Award (BC Young Readers' Choice)
  • Commended, Canadian Children's Book Centre, Our Choice
  • Winner, Children's Literature Roundtables of Canada - Information Book Award
  • Short-listed, OLA Silver Birch Award - Non-Fiction
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June 6th, 2004 will mark the 60th anniversary of D-Day, when Canadians landed on Juno Beach. This outstanding book contains unpublished accounts of D-Day eyewitnesses and participants, and through their eyes we are able to see what it was like to live through the assault on Hitler's Atlantic Wall and the massive invasion that followed. Captivating photographs and memorabilia bring these stories to life, and the topic of Juno Beach works directly with school curriculum

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Contributor notes

Hugh Brewster's books include the best-selling Inside the Titanic and Anastasia's Album: The Last Tzar's Youngest Daughter Tells Her Own Story, which won both the Silver Birch Award and the Red Cedar Award. J.L. Granatstein, who wrote the introduction, is the author of more than thirty books on Canadian history. He is a specialist in military history and is the former director of the Canadian War Museum. Some of his recent works include Bloody Victory: Canada's D-Day Campaign and The Good Fight: Canadians and World War II.

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