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Canada's navy : the first century

Author: Marc Milner
Publisher: Toronto ; Buffalo, NY : University of Toronto Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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A wide-ranging look at the history of the Canadian Navy, from its beginnings in 18th-century exploration and trade, to its astonishing expansion during the Second World War, through to its current  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Naval history
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marc Milner
ISBN: 9780802096043 0802096042
OCLC Number: 468102394
Description: xvii, 391 pages, [28] pages of plates : illustrations, maps portraits ; 25 cm
Contents: PREFACE TO THE SECOND EDITIONPREFACE TO THE FIRST EDITIONMAPSPART ONE THE ORPHAN SERVICECHAPTER 01 Nobody's BabyCHAPTER 02 Hove To, 1910-1914CHAPTER 03 The Not-So-Great War, 1914-1918CHAPTER 04 The Lean Years, 1919-1939PART TWO FINDING A ROLECHAPTER 05 Building a Fleet and Finding a Role, 1939-1941CHAPTER 06 Taking a Hit for the Team, 1942CHAPTER 07 The Politics of Ambition, 1943CHAPTER 08 Forging a Tradition and a Postwar Fleet, 1943-1945CHAPTER 09 Towards a National Navy, 1945-1948CHAPTER 10 A `Made in Canada' Navy, 1947-1950PART THREE SECURING A PLACECHAPTER 11 The Halcyon Days, 1950-1958CHAPTER 12 Uncharted Waters, 1958-1964CHAPTER 13 Hard Lying, 1964-1968CHAPTER 14 The Locust Years, 1968-1980CHAPTER 15 Renaissance, 1980-1991CHAPTER 16 Global Reach, 1991-2010EPILOGUENOTESSELECT BIBLIOGRAPHYILLUSTRATION CREDITSINDEXIllustrations follow page
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'Milner's book ... will serve for many as the navy's "official history." ' -- John D. Harbron, Globe and Mail 'Marc Milner is one of the soundest counsels in Canadian military history.' -- Roger Read more...

 
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