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Author MacKenzie, John T. (John Thompson), 1920-
Title There was a piper, a Scottish piper / John T. MacKenzie.
Imprint Toronto : Natural Heritage Books, [2001]

Author MacKenzie, John T. (John Thompson), 1920-
Subject MacKenzie, John T. (John Thompson), 1920-
Bagpipers -- Canada -- Biography.
Soldiers -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 176 pages) : illustrations
polychrome rdacc
Contents Foreword; Acknowledgements; PART ONE: BOY PIPER AND SOLDIER, 1920-1939; PART TWO: PIPER, STRETCHER-BEARER, GUNNER, 1939-1945; PART THREE: PIPE MAJOR, SCOTS GUARDS, 1945-1952; PART FOUR: PIPE MAJOR, RCAF, 1952-1970; PART FIVE: COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT, 1970-2001; Glossary; Index; About the Author.
Summary The memoirs of John T. MacKenzie reveal a truly remarkable man: a highly respected authority on highland piping with a commitment to tradition and excellence in performance. Born in Edinburgh, Scotland, John T. was a student of piping at age nine. Enlisted in the Scots Guards, he saw active service in the war zones of North Africa, participated in the Liberation of Norway and was later posted to active duty in the Malaysian jungle. John T. MacKenzie bears personal witness to the horrors and valour of warfare. Throughout, his devotion to highland piping remained, and remains, in the forefront of.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781554883622 (electronic bk.)
1554883628 (electronic bk.)
9781459714496 (electronic bk.)
1459714490 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 288914227
Additional Format Print version: MacKenzie, John T. (John Thompson), 1920- There was a piper, a Scottish piper. Toronto : Natural Heritage Books, ©2001 189621908X 9781896219080 (DLC) 2001535937 (OCoLC)47365315

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