1 edition of The Alaska highway, a saga of the north found in the catalog.
The Alaska highway, a saga of the north
|Statement||Edited by Don Menzies|
|LC Classifications||TE 22 M55 1943|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||40|
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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible › Antiquarian, Rare & Collectable › By Publication Date › Approved by the wartime censors. The story of the building of the Alaska Highway by armed forces and civilians during World War II in text and photographs published just after completion when most people doubted that tourists would be attracted to it.
Contains an advertisement for the city of Edmonton on the last ?productid= Covers lightly worn with ink notations to front cover; most pages signed by the men who worked on the highway. An unusual item signed by workers on the Alaska Highway. Includes a centerfold map showing the route of the Alaska Highway plus numerous views along the route.
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Where the Sea Breaks Its :// 2 days ago Whether contemplating a trip up the Alaska Highway, or already packed and ready to go, travelers ask The MILEPOST® many of the same questions each year about what to expect along this pioneer road. And no wonder there are questions: The Alaska Highway traverses a vast wilderness in a remote expanse of North America, from Mile 0 at Dawson Creek, BC, to Delta Junction, AK, at Alaska Highway mile 0 is in Dawson Creek, British Colombia and the Alcan Highway officially ends at Delta Junction at the historic milepost However, the unofficial end of the highway is mile in Fairbanks Alaska, but the last 96 miles are on the Richardson Highway, not technically the Alcan :// The Alaska Highway (French: Route de l'Alaska; also known as the Alaskan Highway, Alaska-Canadian Highway, or ALCAN Highway) was constructed during World War II to connect the contiguous United States to Alaska across Canada.
It begins at the junction with several Canadian highways in Dawson Creek, British Columbia, and runs to Delta Junction, Alaska, via Whitehorse, :// 2 days ago The Alaska Highway begins at Mile 0 in Dawson Creek, BC.
The first miles/ km of the Alaska Highway are in British Columbia, where it is designated BC Highway 97 North. The highway travels in a northwesterly direction to the Yukon border near Watson Lake, YT (Historical Mile ).
From there it continues as Yukon Highway 1, crossing THE BLACK SOLDIERS WHO BUILT THE ALASKA HIGHWAY: A HISTORY OF FOUR U.S. ARMY REGIMENTS IN THE NORTH, chronicles the numerous difficulties caused by the peculiarities of subarctic climate (temperature variations that rose from below freezing to above 80 degrees in 12 hours, quaking bogs, and permafrost) and by the Continental › Books › History › Americas.
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The Alaska Highway was the engineering marvel of World War II and was once described as the largest and most difficult construction project since the Panama Canal.
The highway is often referred to as the Alaskan Highway or the Alcan Highway, which came from shortening “Alaska and Canada Highway.” Whether this is your first time driving the North to Alaska. assesses the impact of the Alaska Highway on the Northwest and the broader political, economic, and social significance of its construction on Canadian-American relations.
It is also a compilation of vivid vignettes, the personal accounts of the people who were associated with the highway, all of whom helped give it its special This is a huge book and I am only about 1/3 the way through.
I am loving it. I made a point of starting this "historic" work while on a cruise to Alaska in June The trip and the book both illuminated each other. But apart from the cruise, this is yet another Michener :// Black U.S.
Army engineers march back to camp after a day of work building the Alaska Highway in About a third of men who built the highway were engineers in segregated all-black North to Alaska: That Wintry Feeling by Debbie Macomber In this story a lady by the name of Cathy Thompson is moving to Alaska for a new teaching job.
Cathy is from Kansas. She then meets a little girl in her class that is having problems with her schoolwork and has to get a tutor to help her. This story kept me turning :// The Black Soldiers Who Built the Alaska Highway is both well written and expertly researched. Highly recommended!"--Douglas Brinkley, Rice University; "An epic story of adventure and struggle in the Far North"--John Balzar, author Yukon Alone.
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