Commanding Canadians: The Second World War Diaries of A. F. C. Layard (Studies in Canadian Military History)

By: Whitby

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0774811943 383 pages. Index. Selected bibliography. Footnotes. Black and white photographic plates. "Commander Layard wrote almost daily in his diary, in bold, neat script, from the time he entered the Royal Navy as a cadet in 1913 until his retirement in 1947. The pivotal 1943-45 years of this edited volume offer an extraordinarily full and honest chronicle, revealing Layard's preoccupations, both with the daily details and with the strain and responsibility of wartime command at sea." - from back cover. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Tight and square. A pleasing copy.

Title: Commanding Canadians: The Second World War Diaries of A. F. C. Layard (Studies in Canadian Military History)

Author Name: Whitby

Categories: Military, Biography, Nautical,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, UBC Press: 2005

ISBN Number: 0774811943

ISBN Number 13: 9780774811941

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 118C8566

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