New Brunswick and the Navy: Four Hundred Years [NOOK Book]

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From the seafaring battles between the British and the French of the 1640s to the privateers of the War of 1812, from the merchant ships of the Second World War to the construction of the corvettes and frigates in the 20th century, New Brunswick has played an important role in Canada's naval history. In 1881, the new Dominion of Canada chose New Brunswick as the base for its naval operations. Three decades later, New Brunswick MP Sir George Foster initiated Parliamentary debates that led to the founding of the ...
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New Brunswick and the Navy: Four Hundred Years

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Overview

From the seafaring battles between the British and the French of the 1640s to the privateers of the War of 1812, from the merchant ships of the Second World War to the construction of the corvettes and frigates in the 20th century, New Brunswick has played an important role in Canada's naval history. In 1881, the new Dominion of Canada chose New Brunswick as the base for its naval operations. Three decades later, New Brunswick MP Sir George Foster initiated Parliamentary debates that led to the founding of the modern Canadian Navy. In this fact-filled volume, Marc Milner and Glenn Leonard tell the story of New Brunswick's contribution to Canada's storied naval heritage.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780864927620
  • Publisher: Goose Lane Editions and the Gregg Centre for the Study of War and Society
  • Publication date: 8/26/2014
  • Series: New Brunswick Military Heritage Series , #16
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: Ebook
  • Pages: 156
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

Marc Milner is Director of the Brigadier Milton F. Gregg, V.C., Centre for the Study of War and Society at the University of New Brunswick. A native of Sackville, N.B., Dr. Milner earned his doctorate at the University of New Brunswick in 1983. From 1983 to 1986, Dr. Milner was a historian with the Directorate of History, Department of National Defence, Ottawa, where he wrote portions of the R.C.A.F.'s official history and the first narrative of the recent official history of the Royal Canad

Glenn Leonard is an Assistant Professor in the University of New Brunswick's Faculty of Business Administration, where he teaches accounting, finance, and strategic management. His academic interests include accounting, business and economic history, particularly as it relates to military matters, contemporary strategic management, contemporary accounting and finance, military history (the First World War), Balkan history, terrorism, and democracy. His presentations and publications

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