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Buckingham Palace would seem a most unlikely place to find an ordinary Canadian soldier, but on 15 October 1917, King George V leaned forward and pinned the coveted crimson ribbon and bronze cross emblazoned “for valour” on the tunic of Corporal Fili
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Operation Market Garden
Alongside day-by-day, hour-by-hour battlefield analysis of the full operation, Buckingham’s narrative also includes first-hand accounts from the last remaining veterans of Operation Market Garden. With an extensive list of sources and even an index,