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Canada's road to the Pacific War : intelligence, strategy, and the Far East crisis

Author: Timothy Wilford
Publisher: Vancouver : UBC Press, 2011.
Series: Studies in Canadian military history
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An intriguing account of Canada's role as a Pacific power during the crisis that led to war with Japan.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy Wilford
ISBN: 0774821213 9780774821216
OCLC Number: 780395493
Awards: Short-listed for John W. Dafoe Book Prize, J. W. Dafoe Foundation 2012 (Canada)
Description: XIX, 286 Seiten : Illustrationen, Karten.
Contents: Introduction1 Prelude to War: Canada and the Pacific Powers, 1922-402 The Allied Web: Intelligence Networks in Canada before the Pacific War3 Developing a Far East Strategy, December 1940 to July 19414 Avoiding confrontation with Japan: Diplomacy, Deterrence, and Hong Kong5 Reassessing the Far East Crisis after the Asset Freeze, August to October 19416 Guarding the Coast: Canadian Defence Strategy for the North Pacific7 Countdown to War: Negotiation and Mobilization, November 19418 The Coming of the Pacific War, December 1941Conclusion: Canada's Response to the Pacific ChallengeGlossary of NamesChronology of Events, 1922-42NotesBibliographyIndex
Series Title: Studies in Canadian military history
Responsibility: Timothy Wilford.

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