Canadian author mac johnston tells their stirring story in this 2008 john wiley sons canada release subtitled convoy veterans of wwii tell their true stories it is an expanded and updated version of a book first published in 1994 ill prepared for wars outbreak rcn brass had scrambled to create a viable fighting force opting for a modified whaler vessel now christened a corvette they fielded a design armed with a 4 inch gun forward various 30 and 50 caliber machine . Corvettes canada convoy veterans of wwii tell their true stories mac johnston in corvettes canada mac johnston re creates lifeaboard corvettes through the words of the veterans themselves within a framework of the basic events of the war this book is an epic piece of oral . Corvettes canada is a remarkable achievement an honest engaging story of war told through first hand experience and a celebration of the courage and resilience of young sailors whose efforts were critical to victory in europe the memories are accompanied by a treasure trove of photographs which bring that time to life in total the book is an achievement of a kind that will be an enduring legacy for generations of readers. Corvettes canada convoy veterans of wwii tell their true stories mac johnston home worldcat home about worldcat help search search for library items search for lists search for contacts search for a library create lists bibliographies and reviews or search worldcat find items in libraries near you advanced search find a library covid 19 resources reliable information about the . Fortunately mac johnston has salvaged the experiences of 250 of these fast departing corvette veterans and has drawn their story together into a superb collective memoir of the atlantic
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