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Marc Milner - Canada´s Navy: The First Century - 9780802096043 - KKD0007278
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Canada´s Navy: The First Century

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Description for Canada´s Navy: The First Century Paperback. 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 roles in operations with United Nations and NATO forces. Num Pages: 504 pages, 82, 82 photos, 2 maps. BIC Classification: HBW; JWF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 241 x 165 x 25. Weight in Grams: 880. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear
From its eighteenth-century roots in exploration and trade, to the major conflicts of the First and Second World Wars, through to current roles in multinational operations with United Nations and NATO forces, Canada's navy - now celebrating its one hundredth anniversary - has been an expression of Canadian nationhood and a catalyst in the complex process of national unity. In the second edition of Canada's Navy, Marc Milner brings his classic work up to date and looks back at one hundred years of the Navy in Canada. With supplementary photos, updated sources, a new preface and epilogue, and an ... Read more

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University of Toronto Press
Used, Very Good
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Place of Publication
Toronto, Canada
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About Marc Milner
Marc Milner teaches at the University of New Brunswick and has written extensively on Canadian naval and military history. His previous books include The U-Boat Hunters (1994) and North Atlantic Run (1985).

Reviews for Canada´s Navy: The First Century
'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 Marsters, Atlantic Books Today 'This welcome new book is stimulating, authoritative, and current. Canada's Navy: The First Century is a great read.'
Jan Drent, Maritime ... Read more

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