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What the thunder said

John D. Conrad

What the thunder said

reflections of a Canadian officer in Kandahar

by John D. Conrad

  • 189 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Dundurn Group, Canadian Defence Academy Press in Toronto, Tonawanda, NY, Kingston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Conrad, John D,
  • Afghan War, 2001- -- Logistics -- Canada,
  • Afghan War, 2001- -- Participation, Canadian,
  • Afghan War, 2001- -- Personal narratives, Canadian,
  • Canada -- Armed Forces -- Afghanistan

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJohn Conrad ; foreword by Christie Blatchford
    GenrePersonal narratives, Canadian
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS371.413 .C66 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination239 p :
    Number of Pages239
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23938737M
    ISBN 109781554884087
    LC Control Number2009437971


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