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Yorkton's Gunners: The Story of the 64th (Yorkton) Field Battery
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A history of the 64th Field Battery, Royal Canadian Artillery, from its origins as The Yorkton Regiment to its role in the War on Terror. The book places the battery in historical context, examining... More > the development of artillery during the First World War, and the expansion of the military in Saskatchewan. The book contains over 150 photographs (most from private collections) and depicting uniforms, vehicles and insignia of the unit. "This attractive publication may well be described as two books in one. While it would obviously appeal to the residents of this Saskatchewan community...in a larger sense Yorkton's Gunners provides interesting and informative insight into the development of field artillery in Canada and the challenges faced by the Militia since the end of the First World War. For those readers who enjoyed George Blackburn's classic accounts of his experience as an artillery officer in Normandy and beyond, I would recommend this book as a worthy adjunct." (Les Peate, Esprit de Corps Magazine)< Less