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The Halifax Citadel

The Dreadful Truth
A novel by

Just who would choose to march around the Citadel Hill wearing a kilt, in the middle of winter? This book tells you why, 150 years ago, British soldiers preferred the icy breezes of Halifax to the palm trees and sunshine of the Bahamas. This is the first history book to explain how rank-and-file soldiers lived on 12 cents a day and an endless diet of boiled beef and bread. It exposes the officers' antics: they had so much status and fun, they fell flat on their faces after dinner.

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August 2003 : Canada Paperback

Title: The Dreadful Truth: The Halifax Citadel
Author(s): Vicki Grant
ISBN: 0-88780-599-X / 978-0-88780-599-8 (Canada edition)
Publisher: Formac
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