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Canada's most popular military leader since the Second World War tells his own story about our soldiers at war. In the summer of 2008, General Rick Hillier resigned his command as Chief of the Defence Staff of the Canadian Forces. You could almost hear the sigh of relief in Ottawa as Canada's most popular, and most controversial, leader since the Second World War left a role in which he'd been as frank-speaking, as unpredictable, and as resolutely apolitical as any military leader this country has ever seen.
a very god book by the commander of the Canadian armed forcesPublished 6 months ago by Napoleonic Gamer
Amazing book and, enjoyed to read it and would highly recommended itPublished 10 months ago by Martin Knoepfel
Rick wrote from the heart as well as the head. He told it like it happened and did not hide his feeling. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Gerry
I was on the Armoured School Phase III course with Rick. It is interesting to read his thoughts on the military and how training should be conducted, as opposed to the smart asses... Read morePublished 20 months ago by Larry Sales
I have been a leader of employees in business for more than 20 years.
Been very successful, but this reading has made me a more complete leader of people
General, Sir you are a hero in our time. Our CF was so very fortunate to have you dedicate so much of your life and passion to it.Published on Oct. 17 2010 by C.L.
I purchased this book as a gift so I can't comment on the book itself. I can, however let consumers know that the book was damaged during shipping. Read morePublished on Jan. 2 2010 by Michellebennett
It was a good read and he tells like it is. I found the book easy to read and enjoyed getting his take on things.Published on Dec 31 2009 by Andrew Chadwick