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THUNDER IN THE MORNING CALM:  THE ROYAL CANADIAN NAVY IN KOREA 1950-1955., Meyers, Edward C.

Author Name    Meyers, Edward C.

Title   THUNDER IN THE MORNING CALM: THE ROYAL CANADIAN NAVY IN KOREA 1950-1955.

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Fine

Jacket Condition   Near Fine

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   St. Catharines, Ontario Vanwell 1992

ISBN Number    0920277713 / 9780920277713

Seller ID   29571

248 pp, 9 1/4" H. B&w photographs. "Between July 1950 and August 1955, when the last Royal Canadian Navy ship returned home from Korea, a total of eight Canadian destroyers performed twenty-one single tours of duty manned by more than 6,000 sailors. In recounting the efforts of the many who served in those almost forgotten ships, (the author) depicts a navy at mid-century, determined to assert its distinct Canadian identity. His is an account of a war viewed from the vantage point of the lower deck; of one whose own experiences and those of his shipmates are testimony to the fact that those who served with the RCN in Korea acquitted themselves admirably and in a manner that has long deserved the recognition and respect of all Canadians." Book is Fine. Dust jacket has very minor rubbing and a few very faint line indentations on rear panel.

Royal  Canadian  Navy,  RCN,  Naval  Operations,  Korea,  United  Nations,  Armed  Forces,  Korean  War,  Peacekeeping,  Destroyers,  Sailors,  Trainbusters,  HMCS  Athabaskan,  HMAS  Bataan,  HMS  Belfast,  Jeffry  Vanstone  Brock,  CANCOMDESFE,  HMCS  Cayuga,  Chinnampo,  Cho-do,  Chorusan  Islands,  HMCS  Crusader,  A.B.  Fraser-Harris,  HMCS  Haida,  Paul  Hellyer,  HMCS  Huron,  Inchon,  HMCS  Iroquois,  Dudley  King,  William  Landymore,  The  Leopards,  The  Doneys,  General  Douglas  MacArthur,  HMCS  Nootka,  James  Plomer,  Pusan  Perimiter,  ROK  Marines,  The  Salamanders,  Sasebo,  Japan,  HMCS  Sioux,  Sok-to,  Rhee  Syngman,  Taewha-do,  Task  Element,  Paul  D.  Taylor,  United  Nations  Forces,  United  Nations  Security  Council,  U.S.  8th  Army,  Yalu  River,  Yang-do. 

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