The official operational history of the Royal Canadian Navy in the Second World War
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Published by Vanwell Pub. in St. Catharines, ON .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Canada. -- Royal Canadian Navy -- History -- World War, 1939-1945.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, Canadian.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementW.A.B. Douglas ... [et al.].
ContributionsDouglas, W. A. B. 1929-, Canada. Dept. of National Defence.
The Physical Object
Paginationv. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22494023M
ISBN 101551250616

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Blue Water Navy: The Official Operational History of the RCN, (, Part 2) by WAB Douglas, Roger Sarty and Michael Whitby. Vanwell Publishing, St. Catharines, Ont. The second half of the wartime RCN story.   The RCN expanded substantially during the Second World War, with the larger vessels transferred or purchased from the US and British navies (many through the Destroyers for Bases Agreement), and. A Blue Water Navy: The Official Operational History of the Royal Canadian Navy in the Second World War, , Vol. 2, Part 2 by Michael Whitby . As the Second World War drew to a close the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) stopped its rapid expansion and dramatically reduced military expenditures. This resulted in a significant reduction in personnel and ships by With the emergence of the Cold War and the formation of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, followed by the outbreak of the Korean War, the Canadian .