U-Boats Against Canada German Submarines in Canadian Waters by Michael L. Hadley

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Published by McGill-Queen"s University Press .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Warfare & Defence,
  • World history,
  • Naval History - World War II,
  • Submarines,
  • Technology & Industrial Arts,
  • History: World,
  • Military Science

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The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages416
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9779262M
ISBN 100773508015
ISBN 109780773508019

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Hadley reveals the military and political impact on Canada of in-shore submarine warfare and vibrantly documents the successful German strategy of deploying daring long-range solo sorties to pin down the enemy close to home.3/5(1).

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Book Description: The U-boats constituted a serious threat to North American security and a major challenge to coastal and convoy defence.

Hadley reveals the military and political impact on Canada of in-shore submarine warfare and vibrantly documents the successful German strategy of deploying daring long-range solo sorties to pin down the enemy close to home.

Thus, if the main title "U-Boats Against Canada" is a bit of a misnomer, the subtitle "German Submarines in Canadian Waters" accurately and completely describes the scope of Michael Hadley's work. Any kind of action by or on a U-boat that occurred in Canadian waters are detailed in the book, whether against Canadian, British, American or other /5.

U-boats Against Canada by Hadley, MichaelUniversity of Toronto Press ISBN pages, 39 b&w photos, and 1 map Covers the operations of U-boats in Canadian waters.

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U-boat Operations threatened Canada's sovereignty in 2 world wars. German submarines (Unterseeboote) first laid mines off Halifax and attacked shipping in Augand virtually unopposed by the unprepared naval service they sank 11 schooners and a trawler for a total of gross tons.

The Battle of the St. Lawrence involved marine and anti-submarine actions throughout the lower St. Lawrence River and the entire Gulf of Saint Lawrence, Strait of Belle Isle, Anticosti Island and Cabot Strait from May–OctoberSeptemberand again in October–November During this time, German U-boats sank several merchant ships and four Canadian on: Gulf of St.

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Hadley Book condition Used - Fine Jacket condition Near Fine Dustjacket Quantity available 1 Binding Hardcover ISBN 10 ISBN 13 Publisher McGill - Queens University Press, Kingston, Montreal Place of Publication Kingston Date published The U-boat Campaign from to was the World War I naval campaign fought by German U-boats against the trade routes of the took place largely in the seas around the British Isles and in the German Empire relied on imports for food and domestic food production (especially fertilizer) and the United Kingdom relied heavily on imports to feed its population, and.

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