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Riding into Battle - Canadian Cyclists in the Great War - cover

Riding into Battle - Canadian Cyclists in the Great War

Ted Glenn

Publisher: Dundurn

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A detailed account of how the Cyclists played decisive roles in WWI, helping shape the Canadian Corps's overall strategy
Follows the exploits of Canadian Cyclist soldiers during significant battles of WWI: Amiens, Cambrai, and the Pursuit from the Sensée
By the end of the war, the Cyclists called their battalion the Suicide Squad, as it had the fifth largest casualty rate of all Canadian units
Author is an avid cyclist and a professor at Humber College

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