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Forts of Canada

Leslie F. Hannon

Forts of Canada

the conflicts, sieges and battles that forged a great nation

by Leslie F. Hannon

  • 47 Want to read
  • 39 Currently reading

Published by McClelland and Stewart in [Toronto] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canada,
  • Canada.
    • Subjects:
    • Fortification -- Canada.,
    • Canada -- History, Military.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 284-286.

      Statement[by] Leslie F. Hannon.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUG413.C3 H35
      The Physical Object
      Pagination288 p.
      Number of Pages288
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4061885M
      LC Control Number79582405

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Attack from the south --Guns in the pass --Raid & rebellion. Forts in Canada. by Ann-Maureen Owens and Jane Yealland, Don Kirby, illus. In Canada’s early history, forts and settlements served as important defensive, economic, and transportation points.

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GENERAL REFERENCES Anderson, Fred, The War that made America: A Short History of the French and Indian War,Viking Press, The Penguin Group, New York.

Canadian First World War Internment Recognition Fund, Canada's First National Internment Operations, brochure, undated. Chartrand, René, Forts of the American Revolution, Osprey Publishing Ltd.

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Each month, enrolled children receive a high quality, age appropriate book in the mail, free of charge. The NWMP founded Fort Calgary, Fort MacLeod and other centres that today are cities and towns.

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Fort Senneville may seem like an unknown, lost and isolated fort, but in its heydays, it was part of an elaborate communications and defence system. With kind regards. René Chartrand (formerly Chief Curator, National Historic Sites, Parks Canada) PS – I wish you spell check would be set to UK/Canadian English rather than USA.

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Fort McNab () and Strawberry Hill Battery () are located near the south-central area. Fort Hugonin (/93) is located in the north-center.

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