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By Julie H. Ferguson, Dan MacNeil

A accomplished background of Canada’s submarine carrier and the folk who've served in it.

Through a Canadian Periscope’s moment variation celebrates the tale of the Canadian submarine carrier at the celebration of its centenary in 2014.

Created in 1914, first and foremost of global struggle I, Canada’s submarine strength has conquer repeated makes an attempt to sink it considering the fact that then. shock, controversy, political expediency, and naval manipulation circulate via its one hundred-year background. Heroes and eccentrics, and usual humans populate its extraordinary tale, epitomizing the real essence of the service.

Fully up-to-date and with new and restored pictures, via a Canadian Periscope bargains a colorful and punctiliously researched account of the Canadian submarine provider, from its unforeseen inauguration in British Columbia at the first day of the realm battle I, via its doubtful destiny within the Nineties, to the current day.

This brilliant account celebrates the people who devoted themselves to the Canadian submarine carrier and in a few situations misplaced their lives in submarines.

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