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This lavishly illustrated commemorative volume chronicles the full century, 1910-2010, of the Canadian Navy as a proud national institution. Known Officially until 1968 as the Royal Canadian navy and since then as the Maritime Command of the Canadian Forces, the naval service of Canada has played an important role in the development and security of our nation. The foreword for this book is by Her Excellency Governor General Michaelle Jean (as commander-in-chief of the Canadian Forces) and the contributors are highly recognized authorities on their particular period.
The contributors' comprehensive coverage, drawing upon a multitude of primary archival sources and secondary volumes by other authors, includes the originals of the Canadian Navy back to 1867, both world wars, the Korean conflict, the Cold War period, and a look at the navy of the future. There is also a section on naval war art. The result is a sweeping survey history that will appeal to a broad cross-section of readers, including those who love all things navy, navy veterans and their families, historians, and librarians.
Title: The The Naval Service of Canada, 1910-2010: The Centennial Story
Edition: First Edition
Publisher: Dundurn: October 2009
ISBN Number: 1554884705
ISBN Number 13: 9781554884704
Book Condition: Collectible - Very Good
Jacket Condition: Very Good
Item: 52.00 Item
Seller ID: 24034
Description: A first edition, later printing. Book is clean and tight. There is a presentation plate on the first free page signe by Rear Admiral Pile. The editor has signed the title page. We put tracking on every shipment. Sorry this book is not eligible for Priority or International shipping.