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Through a Canadian Periscope

The Story of the Canadian Submarine Service

By Ferguson, Julie H.
1995, Dundurn Pr Ltd
ISBN 1550022172
Hardcover

Descripton: Created in 1914, at the beginning of World War I, Canadaâ??s submarine force has overcome repeated attempts to sink it since then. Surprise, controversy, political expediency, and naval manipulation flow through its one hundred-year history. Heroes and eccentrics, and ordinary people populate its remarkable story, epitomizing the true essence of the service. Fully updated and with new and restored images, Through a Canadian Periscope offers a colourful and thoroughly researched account of the Canadian submarine service, from its unexpected inauguration in British Columbia on the first day of the World War I, through its uncertain future in the 1990s, to the present day. This vivid account celebrates the individuals who dedicated themselves to the Canadian submarine service and in some instances lost their lives in submarines.

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