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The Story of Isaac Brock, Hero, Defender and Saviour of Upper Canada, 1812 (Illustrated Edition) (Dodo Press) by Walter R. Nursey

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Published by Dodo Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Biography: general,
  • Military,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Military,
  • Biography / Autobiography

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11677070M
ISBN 10140654048X
ISBN 109781406540482
OCLC/WorldCa166382029

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The story of Isaac Brock, hero, defender and saviour of upper Canada, hero, defender and saviour of upper Canada, by Nursey, Walter R., Publication date Topics Brock, Isaac, Sir, , Canada -- History , United States -- History War of Publisher Toronto, W. Briggs. The Story of Isaac Brock Hero, Defender and Saviour of Upper Canada, by Walter R. Nursey. Free audio book that you can download in mp3, iPod and iTunes format for your portable audio player. Audio previews, convenient categories and excellent search functionality make your best source for free audio : Walter R. Nursey. The story of Isaac Brock, hero, defender and saviour of upper Canada, by Nursey, Walter R., [from old catalog].   The Story of Isaac Brock: Hero, Defender and Saviour of Upper Canada — XV. Brock Accepts Hull's Challenge Walter R. Nursey With the country's call for a saviour had arisen the man so sorely needed. Vigilant, sagacious and brave, but with most inadequate forces, Brock, faced by a crisis, hurried to repel the invasion by Hull.

  The appointment of Brock—with his exceptional military attainments—to the chief command in Upper Canada, at the point of greatest danger, was a rare piece of good fortune for the colony. Of the American military leaders, Generals Howe, Dearborn and Wadsworth were all examples of a common standard; even Sir George Prevost, the new Governor. The Story of Isaac Brock: Hero, Defender and Saviour of Upper Canada. Nursey, Walter R. The Story of Isaac Brock: Hero, Defender and Saviour of Upper Canada Toronto, William Briggs, p. Read this book online at Project Gutenburg "View of Queenston Road, about " - illus. opp. p. 40 "Death of Isaac Brock" - illus. opp. p. This banner text can have markup.. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. Of ten sons, Isaac, destined to become "the hero and defender of Upper Canada," was then a flaxen-haired boy of eight. Anno Domini will remain a memorable one in the history of the empire. Napoleon, the conqueror of Europe, and Wellington, the conqueror of Napoleon, were both sons of