Contempt for Danger
by Walter Cooke
Contempt for Danger offers a glimpse of Canada's military contribution during wartime by embracing the experiences of the nation's legendary heroes, including all Canadian Victoria Cross recipients. Scenes of the home front as well as major military engagements are the backdrop for heroes who spring to life through biographical sketches and factual descriptions of their deeds.
Contempt for Danger is the only compendium of its kind. Storybook-style-narrative makes for easy reading, and its compact size of only 233 pages enables readers to grasp important historical eras without plodding through ponderous tomes.