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Title Ortona street fight / written by Mark Zuehlke.
Author Zuehlke, Mark, 1955-
Publication Victoria, B.C. : Raven Books, 2011.
Description 1 online resource.
text file
Call # eBOOK
Series Rapid reads
Rapid reads.
Summary December 20, 1943. Two Canadian infantry battalions and a tank regiment stand poised on the outskirts of a small Italian port town. They expect to take Ortona quickly. But the German 1st Parachute Division has other ideas. For reasons unknown, Hitler has ordered Ortona held to the last man. Houses, churches and other buildings are dynamited, clogging the streets with rubble. Germans with machine guns lie in ambush. Snipers slip from one rooftop to another. The Canadians seem to have walked into a death trap. This is a battle fought at close range, often hand to hand. Casualties on both sides are heavy. In the end, raw courage and ingenuity save the Canadians.
Subject Canada. Canadian Army. Canadian Infantry Division, 1st -- History.
Canada. Canadian Army. Canadian Infantry Division, 1st. (OCoLC)fst00779678
Ortona, Battle of (Italy : 1943) (OCoLC)fst01048600
Ortona, Battle of, Ortona, Italy, 1943.
HISTORY -- Military -- World War II.
Italy -- Ortona. (OCoLC)fst01209390
1943
Genre Electronic books.
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Addl. Author OverDrive, Inc., distributor.
Related To Print version: 9781283889247
ISBN 9781554693993 (electronic bk.)
1554693993 (electronic bk.)
9781459800304 (electronic bk.)
1459800303 (electronic bk.)

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