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Sunray: The Death And Life Of Captain Nichola Goddard Valerie Fortney

Sunray: The Death And Life Of Captain Nichola Goddard

Valerie Fortney

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ISBN : 9781554703005
Hardcover
327 pages
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Twenty-six year old Captain Nichola Goddard was the sixteenth Canadian soldier to die in Afghanistan and earned herself a spot in the history books as the first female Canadian soldier to die in combat.Goddard, say her friends and family, would haveMoreTwenty-six year old Captain Nichola Goddard was the sixteenth Canadian soldier to die in Afghanistan and earned herself a spot in the history books as the first female Canadian soldier to die in combat.Goddard, say her friends and family, would have hated being singled out for her gender: she was as strong, as capable and as brave as any male in uniform. She was not just a soldier on equal footing with her fellow troops- she was a leader, a sunray, in military parlance, in one of the most dangerous positions in the armed forces, a Forward Observation Officer with the artillery unit.