Through a Canadian Periscope
Througha Canadian Periscope's second editioncelebrates thestory of the Canadian submarine service on theoccasion of its centenary in 2014.Createdin 1914, at the beginning of World War I, Canada's submarine force has overcomerepeated attempts to sink it since then. Surprise, controversy, politicalexpediency, and naval manipulation flow through its one hundred-year history. Heroes and eccentrics, and ordinary people populate its remarkable story,epitomizing the true essence of the service.Fully updated and with new and restored images,Through a Canadian Periscopeoffersa colourful and thoroughly researched account of the Canadian submarine service,from its unexpected inauguration in British Columbia on the first day of theWorld War I, through its uncertain future in the 1990s, to the present day.This vivid account celebrates the individuals whodedicated themselves to the Canadian submarine serviceand in someinstances lost their lives in submarines.
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