's position among our foremost chroniclers of Canada at war." (Globe & Mail
's skill in writing battle narrative remains unsurpassed." (Quill & Quire
"Finally a book about Canadians in Sicily! Operation Husky
details the Canadian army's Second World War baptism by fire." (Maclean's
"There is no question that Mark Zuehlke
has become one of Canada's best historical writers." (Esprit de Corps
About the Author
Mark Zuehlke is the author of the critically acclaimed Canadian Battle Series and many other books. He has worked as a journalist, been educated as a historian and written award-winning fiction. The Canadian Battle Series is the most detailed accounting of any army during World War II ever written by a single author. In recognition of his work, Mark Zuehlke has been shortlisted for the Governor General's History Award for Excellence in Popular Media - The Pierre Berton Award. The award will be presented on Tuesday, November 19th, 2013. Zuehlke lives in Victoria, B.C.