The Resource Everyday heroes : inspirational stories from men and women in the Canadian Armed Forces, edited by Jody Mitic

Everyday heroes : inspirational stories from men and women in the Canadian Armed Forces, edited by Jody Mitic

Label
Everyday heroes : inspirational stories from men and women in the Canadian Armed Forces
Title
Everyday heroes
Title remainder
inspirational stories from men and women in the Canadian Armed Forces
Statement of responsibility
edited by Jody Mitic
Creator
Author
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"What does it mean to serve? Bestselling author Jody Mitic brings together veterans and active military personnel from across Canada to tell us, in their own words, what it means to answer the call of duty. Meet the World War II bomb aimer whose plane engines failed over Hamburg during a raid, the naval signalman who patrolled heavily bombarded waters in Southeast Asia during the Korean War, and the unarmed peacekeeper who found himself standing on a road riddled with mines in Rwanda. From the young recruit who marched over thirty kilometres on a broken leg to prove her mettle, to the three brothers in arms who endured a summer of relentless fighting in Afghanistan, this collection captures the pain and sacrifice, the risks and rewards of standing on guard for Canada. Featuring stories of courageous rescues, bravery in the face of conflict, and comradery at home and overseas, Everyday Heroes is an authentic and stirring look inside the hearts and minds of the men and women in the Canadian Armed Forces. These stories will make you proud to be a Canadian."--
Additional physical form
Issued also in electronic format.
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
NLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1977-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mitic, Jody
Dewey number
355.0092/271
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
U54.C2
LC item number
M58 2017
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Canada
  • Canada
  • Veterans
  • Soldiers
  • Canada
  • Canada
  • Canada
  • Armed Forces
  • Soldiers
  • Veterans
  • Canada
Label
Everyday heroes : inspirational stories from men and women in the Canadian Armed Forces, edited by Jody Mitic
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
ix, 305 pages
Isbn
9781501168079
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)984839798
  • (OCoLC)ocn984839798
Label
Everyday heroes : inspirational stories from men and women in the Canadian Armed Forces, edited by Jody Mitic
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
ix, 305 pages
Isbn
9781501168079
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)984839798
  • (OCoLC)ocn984839798

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