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Author Name:    MILNER, Marc

Title:   Incident at North Point First Edition in dustjacket.

Publisher:    Vanwell Publishing Limited, St. Catherines, Ont, 1998, 

Seller ID:   100146

MILNER, Marc. Incident at North Point. St. Catherines, Ont. : Vanwell Publishing Limited, (1998). First Printing. Pp (6),1-234. Map in text. 8vo, greypaper covered boards, metallic blue lettering to spine. Joseph Marc Milner (b. April 12, 1954, Sackville, New Brunswick), noted Canadian military and naval historian. The distinguished Canadian historian put his immense know ledge of the Battle of the Atlantic at the service of art, producing a novel that treats the experience of RCN anti-submarine crews in the Gulf of St.Lawrence during World War Two. "HMCS Lakeville has just undergone a refit in Nova Scotia. Lieutenant Commander Clive Belanger and his crew are hopingfor assignment to escort duty on the North Atlantic run again. close to th e action against the Wolf Packs. After the bitter defeats in the mid-ocean convoy runs the past two years Belanger has a few scores to settle there. But the orders he is given at a late-night summons to the Admiral's office are far different. Top-secret plans have been uncovered to land an enemy agent, a Vichy French sympathizer, by submarine somewhere along the Gaspé coast. The British want him dead, the Americans want to use him - and the Canadians desperately want to destroy the sub at all costs. Belanger and a smallforce have been ordered to intercept the sub as it enters the ice-choked G ulf of St. Lawrence and sink it. And this time they are ready. With the new, better radar and asdic sets, fresh from training exercises and work-ups, the main force is well prepared now to hunt down the enemy. Success will beproof to all its critics that the Navy is doing its job, proof that it's p ay-back time against the deadly ship hunters." - from the dj. Very good in unclipped dustjacket. 25.00


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