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Honoured to be included in wiki.ezvid.com

Honoured to be included in Ezvid Wiki’s “Authors of Non-Fiction Books About War and Military Service.”

Upcoming Bookstore Presentaions, Kingston and Burlington Ontario

Novermber 7th and 8th, come by Novel Idea Bookstore or A Different Drummer Books.

Royal Canadian Military Institute Speaker’s Dinner, Toronto Ontario

Zuehlke shines a light on this forgotten chapter of the war in the thirteenth installment of the bestselling Canadian Battle Series, bringing his account of Canada’s World War II experience in Italy to a satisfying conclusion.

Through Blood and Sweat Released

"We should not need [monuments] to picture a past battlefield and the horrors endured there. But their presence definitely helps to focus the mind, reinforce the solemnity of emotion that is so inherent in the act of remembrance." Through Blood and Sweat takes readers...

2014 Winner of the Pierre Berton Award

Proud to have won the 2014 Governor General's History Award for Popular Media, The Pierre Berton Award. Great honour to receive the award personally from the Governor General David Johnston at Rideau Hall, Ottawa. Article From CanadasHistory.ca

Windsor Star Article By Gord Henderson

Seventy years ago Saturday, millions of Canadians were hovering around radios waiting anxiously for news from a small, little-known port city on Italy’s Adriatic Coast. For my late mum and Lord knows how many of her generation, the word Ortona, given its heartbreaking...

Brave Battalion E-Book Released

On October 29, 2013 the new e-book version of Brave Battalion goes on sale via all e-book platforms everywhere.

Tragedy at Dieppe Interviews and Media

Interview with Joseph Planta of The Commentary. Article in the Chatham Daily News, November 4, 2012.

Breakout from Juno Media

Breakout from Juno is attracting extensive media coverage. Here are some links to where excerpts and reviews have been published. Rocky Mountain Outlook review   McNally Robinson selects Breakout as Book of the Day on Remembrance Day, 2011   Mini Armour Reflections in...

Books In The Works

Number Four in the Elias McCann Series. Title: TBA. Mystery: Still a secret. Publication date: TBA. The Cinderella Campaign: First Canadian Army and the Channel Port Battles Breaking out of the Normandy bridgehead in late August 1944, the Allies hoped to win the war...

Douglas and McIntyre Interview

The Dieppe raid was the first major action the Canadian Army fought in Europe during World War II. Yet Tragedy at Dieppe is the tenth volume in your Canadian Battle Series. Why so long getting to this story? I first started writing about the role Canada’s army played...

Douglas and McIntyre Interview

The Dieppe raid was the first major action the Canadian Army fought in Europe during World War II. Yet Tragedy at Dieppe is the tenth volume in your Canadian Battle Series. Why so long getting to this story? I first started writing about the role Canada’s army played...

About the Author

Mark Zuehlke is an award-winning author generally considered to be Canada’s foremost popular military historian. His Canadian Battle Series is the most exhaustive recounting of the battles and campaigns fought by any nation during World War II to have been written by a single author.

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