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Our gallant doctor : enigma and tragedy : Surgeon Lieutenant George Hendry and HMCS Ottawa, 1942

Author: James Goodwin
Publisher: Toronto [Ont.] : Dundurn Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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During the Battle of the Atlantic, Dr. George Hendry had just finished performing two major surgical operations on board the destroyer HMCS Ottawa when his ship was ambushed by 13 German U-boats. Canadian warships like Ottawa had inadequate radar sets that were incapable of detecting submarines approaching in the dark. On September 13, 1942, U-91 stole in and torpedoed Ottawa, sinking her in 20 minutes. utterly  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Goodwin, James.
Our gallant doctor.
Toronto : Dundurn Press, ©2007
(DLC) 2007407873
Named Person: George Ainslie Hendry; George Hendry; George Hendry
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James Goodwin
ISBN: 1282813811 9781282813816 9781550028928 1550028928 9781459712362 1459712366
OCLC Number: 288062705
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (280 pages) : illustrations, portraits
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Responsibility: by James Goodwin ; with forewords by Michael Bliss and Tony German.
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During the Battle of the Atlantic, Dr. George Hendry had just finished performing two major surgical operations on board the destroyer HMCS Ottawa when his ship was ambushed by 13 German U-boats. Canadian warships like Ottawa had inadequate radar sets that were incapable of detecting submarines approaching in the dark. On September 13, 1942, U-91 stole in and torpedoed Ottawa, sinking her in 20 minutes. utterly exhausted, Dr. Hendry was lost along with 113 of his shipmates. George Hendry was a much-loved man, a great university athlete, and a very good doctor. Unfortunately, he was also naiv.

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