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THE GREAT NAVAL BATTLE OF OTTAWA., Zimmerman, David.

Author Name    Zimmerman, David.

Title   THE GREAT NAVAL BATTLE OF OTTAWA.

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Fine

Jacket Condition   Very Good+

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   Toronto University of Toronto Press 1989

ISBN Number    0802026877 / 9780802026873

Seller ID   29575

209 pp, lg 8vo (9 1/4" H). B&w photographs. "During the Second World War, the Royal Canadian Navy played a vital role in the Battle of the Atlantic, second only to that of the Royal Navy. But in its sea war against the German submarines, the RCN was hampered by battles of another kind. Mackenzie King's nationalistic policies blocked it from cooperating with other forces, and the Royal Navy failed to give it the high-technology equipment needed to detect and destroy U-boats. In the face of these obstacles the RCN was forced to develop from an almost non-existent pre-war infrastructure a system of supplying its escort vessels with the necessary electronic detection systems and anti-submarine weaponry." Book is Fine. Dust jacket has minor edge wear or minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds.

Canada,  World  War  II,  Royal  Canadian  Navy,  RCN,  Navy,  Naval  Operations,  Technology,  Politics.  Admiralty,  Anti-Submarine  Weapons,  Asdic,  Asdic  Sets,  R.E.S.  Bidwell,  Convoys,  Corvettes,  Destroyers,  Riveer  Class  Destroyers,  Town  Class  Destroyers,  Escort  Groups,  Frigates,  Halifax,  Nova  Scotia,  High-Frequency  Direction  Finding,  C.D.  Howe,  William  Lyon  Mackenzie  King,  Angus  L.  MacDonald,  C.J.  Mackenzie,  A.G.L.  McNaughton,  Munitions  And  Supply,  National  Research  Council  Of  Canada,  Naval  Service  Headquarters,  Percy  Nelles,  Operational  Research,  A.R.  Pressey,  Radar,  Radar  Sets,  Research  Enterprise  Limited,  H.E.  Reid,  H.R.  Smyth,  United  States,  Warships,  G.A.  Worth. 

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