The Canadian Army & Normandy Campaign

Book Description

  • Honest reappraisal of the Canadian experience in Normandy
  • Special focus on the struggle to close the Falaise Gap
  • Relies on archival records, including Bernard Montgomery's personal correspondence

    John A. English presents a detailed examination of the role of the Canadian Army in Normandy from the D-Day landings in June 1944 through the closing of the Falaise Gap in August.

  • About English, John A.

    John A. English served thirty-seven years in the Canadian Army and completed master's and doctoral degrees in military history. He has taught at Queen's University and the U.S. Naval War College. He lives in Canada.