David Zimmerman's Maritime Command Pacific: The Royal Canadian Navy’s West PDF

By David Zimmerman

The Royal Canadian military crews that sailed the Atlantic in the course of the early chilly struggle held a contemptuous view in their West Coast brethren, likening the Pacific fleet to a “yacht membership” the place sailors loved a lifetime of leisurely carrier on a tranquil sea. As David Zimmerman unearths, not anything may be farther from the reality. From the fleet’s postwar downsizing, via to its quick growth within the wake of the Korean conflict as chilly warfare fears gripped the kingdom, Maritime Command Pacific fought to carry regular amid drifting jap mines, Soviet submarines, and joint US-Canadian education exercises.

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