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Prisoner of Dieppe: World War II, Alistair Morrison, Occupied France, 1942 (I Am Canada) by Hugh Brewster Online



Prisoner of Dieppe: World War II, Alistair Morrison, Occupied France, 1942 (I Am Canada)

Prisoner of Dieppe: World War II, Alistair Morrison, Occupied France, 1942 (I Am Canada)

  • Title: Prisoner of Dieppe: World War II, Alistair Morrison, Occupied France, 1942 (I Am Canada)
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  • ISBN : 9780545985949
  • Format : Hardcover
  • Language : English
  • Page : 223 pages


I Am Canada Adventure Duty Danger Fear Canada s past comes alive through the eyes of young men caught up in the danger, drama and excitement of defining historical events Written by some of Canada s finest authors, I Am Canada is a new series that offers riveting action packed stories sure to engage and inspire young readers From the creators of the bestselling Dear I Am Canada Adventure Duty Danger Fear Canada s past comes alive through the eyes of young men caught up in the danger, drama and excitement of defining historical events Written by some of Canada s finest authors, I Am Canada is a new series that offers riveting action packed stories sure to engage and inspire young readers From the creators of the bestselling Dear Canada series, the I Am Canada books will include an images and documents section, map, glossary, historical notes and About the Author pages The facts are vetted by some of Canada s best historians Prisoner of Dieppe By Hugh Brewster A young soldier s gritty account of the bloodiest nine hours in Canadian military history the tragic Dieppe raid of WWII Alistair Allie Morrison lets his friend Mackie talk him into enlisting for WWII, even though he s only 18 After months of endless training Allie is eager for battle But his first action is not just any battle it s the disastrous raid on the German held port of Dieppe Almost a thousand Canadian soldiers died that day In the resulting chaotic evacuation, Allie and Mackie are captured as POWs and sent to Stalag VIIIB in Germany Still shell shocked from their fighting, the soldiers struggle to maintain their courage and some, like Mackie, are determined to plot an escape and outwit their captors, at any cost


Author Hugh Brewster

Being able to create books about history is a dream job for me since I ve always been enthralled by history When I was growing up in Georgetown, Ontario, our house was just around the corner from the town library And I haunted its children s section reading sometimes four or five books a week Historical fiction titles by writers like Geoffrey Trease and Rosemary Sutcliffe were particular favour




Prisoner of Dieppe: World War II, Alistair Morrison, Occupied France, 1942 (I Am Canada) Reviews (16)

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  • The prelude to the battle added some depth to the characters Seeing the little tricks and tools the prisoners came up with to cope with their situation and eventually escape was neat. [..]

  • Nine years after the inception of its girl targeted Dear Canada series, Scholastic Canada has created a literary little brother I Am Canada books are intended to introduce boys to exciting moments in our history through intimate fictional first person accounts created by well known authors Like the [..]

  • In most pieces of historical fiction, I can comment on the accuracy of the novel This is mostly because I read historical fiction in places I know about, like ancient Egypt or Rome I am not, nor have ever been, an expert on WWII history My father is the family expert on all things 20th century That [..]

  • Reason for Reading I m reading the books in this series.This is Hugh Brewster s second book in the series and once again he breaks form by writing in chapters rather than in journal format He also sets his story up again as an elderly person writing back about their experiences, in the first person, [..]

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