The Battle of the St. Lawrence

The Battle of the St. Lawrence

The Second World War in Canada

Book - 2004
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On May 11, 1942, a German U-boat torpedoed SS Nicoya,violently ending a peace in Canada's waters that stretched back to 1812. Bythe end of 1944, another 18 merchant ships and four Canadian warships would bedestroyed. More than 300 men, women and children--including at least 260Canadians--died by explosion, fire or icy drowning.

Drawing on numerous first-hand accounts from both Canadians andGermans, respected writer and historian Nathan Greenfield has penned a lively,revealing narrative, the first popular account of World War II in Canadianwaters. This is a must-read for military history enthusiasts, veterans and theirfamilies.

Publisher: Toronto : HarperCollins, 2004.
ISBN: 9780006394501
Characteristics: xiv, 287 p., [8] leaves of plates :,ill. ;,24 cm.


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