Collection 95/3; 2012/12 - Bill McAndrew, Donald E. Graves and Michael J. Whitby collection

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Bill McAndrew, Donald E. Graves and Michael J. Whitby collection

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CA ON00093 95/3; 2012/12

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  • 1994 (Creation)

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20 cm of textual records
1 map: 107 x 172 cm

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(1934-)

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Dr. Bill McAndrew (1934- ) is a former soldier, university professor and historian at the Directorate of History. He has written several books including "Battle Exhaustion: Soldiers and Psychiatrists in the Canadian Army 1939-1945" (with Terry Copp), "Liberation: The Canadians in Europe" (with Bill Rawling and Michael Whitby) and "Canadians and the Italian Campaign 1943-1945". McAndrew has also published extensively in professional journals and regularly conducts battlefield studies in Europe.

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(1949-)

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Donald Graves (1949- ) is an internationally recognized expert on the War of 1812 and has written four books on that conflict. He was an Historian with the Dept. of National Defence Directorate of History. He has also written, co-written or edited more than a dozen books and served as an historical consultant for the War of 1812 segment of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation's Millenium History series televised in 2000. In 1999 Graves was thedirector of Ensign Heritage, a company specializing in heritage consulting and travel.

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(1954-)

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Michael Whitby (1954- ) is the Chief of the Naval History Team at the Directorate of History and Heritage, National Defence Headquarters (NDHQ), Ottawa, responsible for producing the three-volume Official History of the Royal Canadian Navy, 1867-1968. As well as being co-author of the forthcoming volume on the RCN in the Second World War, he has co-authored two histories on Canada's experience in the European theatre during the Second World War. He has co-edited a technical history of Canadian naval aviation and written several articles on navy history for international journals. Whitby has also served as a speech writer and policy analyst at NDHQ.

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Fonds collected and accumulated at the Directorate of History and Heritage.

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Fonds consists of material related to the published work "Normandy 1944. The Canadian Summer." Includes the English manuscript, the first and second French translations, the illustrations with some French captions, a mockup of the final book, in English, and several maps. Also includes a map (2012/12) of the first day of the invasion of Normandy with an overlay containing information regarding the Allied advance at Sword, Gold, and Juno Beaches as well as the German defence.

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  • English
  • French

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This is a bilingual fonds. English and French.

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ISBN 2-920718-56-8 (French version). ISBN 2-920718-55-X (English version). Department of Supply and Services Catalogue No. D 61-3/1993. USE CATALOGUED COPY. D 756.5 N6 M32. This book is part of the [Commemorative Series of the Canadian Army Campaigns] and covers the Battle of Normandy from D-Day, 6 June 1944 to 21 August 1944.

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Originally titled Normandy, 1944 the Canadian Summer

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USE CATALOGUED COPY. D 756.5 N6 M32.

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This book is part of the "Commemorative Series of the Canadian Army Campaigns" and covers the Battle of Normandy from D-Day, 6 June 1944 to 21 August 1944.

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The map in 2012/12 is stored in the Oversize Area.

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This is a bilingual fonds.

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