The History of Canada Series: War in the St. Lawrence: The Forgotten U-boat Battles On Canada's Shores
|BISAC/Subject:||HIS027100, HIS029000, HIS006000|
|ISBN:||9780143185901, Related ISBNs: 014318590X, 0670067873, 9780143185901, 9780670067879|
|Number of pages:||368,|
But was it a defeat? Drawing on new material from wartime records—including ultra-top-secret Allied decryptions of German naval radio communications, Roger Sarty shows that Canada mounted a successful defence with far fewer resources and in the face of much greater challenges than previously known. He draws vivid pictures of the intense combat on Canada’s shores and the interplay of the St Lawrence battle with war politics in Ottawa, Washington and London. At the same time, he weaves a second story: how researchers reassembled the scattered war records in Canada, Britain, the United States and Germany and brought the long-forgotten battle to life for new generations of Canadians and international audiences.
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