SPRY, D.W.D., Lieut. Colonel (ed.). HOUGHTON, L.F.
Title: 1929 Annual Journal of The United Services Institute of Nova Scotia. SecondYear. Volume Two
Publisher:  United Services Institute of Nova Scotia, Halifax, N.S., 1929,
Seller ID: 86211
SPRY, D.W.D., Lieut. Colonel (ed.). 1929 Annual Journal of The United Services Institute of Nova Scotia. Second Year. Volume Two. Halifax, N.S.: United Services Institute of Nova Scotia, 1929. Pp 1-166. Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, red printed card covers. Articles of nautical interest : “Canada's Duty Towards National Defence” by Lt. Cmdr. L.F. Houghton, RNC (pp 26-33) and “The History and Modern Developments of Wireless Telegraphy” by Lt. Cmdr. L.F.Houghton, RCN (pp 34-53). Other articles : “The Race to the Sea” by Lt. Co l. JH.L. Sparling (pp 54-76); “The National Importance of the Truth” by Lt.Col. George A. Drew (pp 77-84); “The North-West Rebellion: 1885” by Capt. S.L. Shannon (pp 85-101); “The Murmansk Campaign: 1918-19” by Col. H.L. MacKenzie (pp 102-113); “Tunnelling in the Ypres Salient” by Lt. R.R. Murray (pp 114-123); “Flying Operations of the Hudson Straits Expedition” by FlightLt. F.L. Coghill (pp 124-139); “The Campaign in France: 1915-1916” by Capt . K.C. Burness (pp 140-150); “When Canada Went to War” by Major C.B. Smith (pp 151-160). The United Services Institute of Nova Scotia (incorporated 1928) originated from a proposal in the fall of 1927 “that some steps be taken to form the officers, past and present, of all the Services, into an organization for mutual instruction and social intercourse.” Tape-repaired spine, inner hinges cracked, rubbed, penned name, small pink stain to one leaf,else good to very good. 125.00