The Naval Service of Canada, 1910-2010: The Centennial Story by Richard H. Gimblett,Michaëlle Jean

By Richard H. Gimblett,Michaëlle Jean

counseled for the 2009 Keith Matthews Award

This lavishly illustrated commemorative quantity chronicles the entire century, 1910-2010, of the Canadian military as a proud nationwide establishment. identified formally until eventually 1968 because the Royal Canadian military and because then because the Maritime Command of the Canadian Forces, the naval carrier of Canada has performed a huge function within the improvement and protection of our state. The foreword for this publication is by way of Her Excellency Governor normal Michaelle Jean (as commander-in-chief of the Canadian Forces) and the participants are hugely famous gurus on their specific interval.

The participants’ complete assurance, drawing upon a mess of fundamental archival assets and secondary volumes by means of different authors, contains the originals of the Canadian army again to 1867, either international wars, the Korean clash, the chilly battle interval, and a glance on the army of the long run. there's additionally a bit on naval warfare artwork. the result's a sweeping survey background that would attract a large cross-section of readers, together with those that love all issues army, army veterans and their households, historians, and librarians.

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