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Gauntlet to Overlord. The Story of the Canadian Army
Author: Munro, Ross
Reference #: 2214
Status: For Sale
List Price: $45.00
Hurtig Publishers, Edmonton, 1972. First thus, after the MacMillan printing of 1945 which won the Governor General’s Award that year. A Fine copy in price-clipped Else Fine, mylar-protected, dust jacket, with a new Introduction by the author. Small octavo in red cloth; spine titles gilt in black panel; map endpapers; frontis port. xix, 477 p.; illustrated. A prelim. blank reprints an excerpt from a communication of Field-Marshal B. L. Montgomery of 1 Feb. 1945 expressing his pride at having the “Canadians” with him. It bears his signature in facsimile.
The author was a war correspondent for the Canadian Press and, as such, followed the Canadian soldiers through their WWII first offensive operation at Spitsbergen (Operation Gauntlet) to D-Day (Operation Overlord) and beyond.
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