"The fundamental and essential purpose of the United Nations is to keep the peace. Everything which does not further that goal, either directly or indirectly, is at best superfluous."— Henry Cabot Lodge, former U.S. ambassador to the United ...
or to the United Nations
From the 1950s to the present day, Canadian peacekeepers have been employed as a stabilizing force and an instrument of peace in every corner of the globe.
In this first-hand account, Terry "Stoney" Burke paints a graphic picture of a peacekeeper's life in one of the most tumultuous and dangerous regions of the world. From the war-torn island of Cyprus, through his later missions in Israel, Lebanon, and Syria, we follow him as he weaves an intriguing narrative of life as a Canadian peacekeeper.
Civilians as well as veterans will be mesmerized by this compelling account of a Canadian soldier's years in the always-volatile Middle East.
Number of pages: 256
Date of publication: 13/07/2013
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