Dr. Sarty is one of Canada’s preeminent Naval historians. In this volume Dr. Sarty tells the story of the greatest and most important battles of the Second World War, the Battle of the Atlantic. It deals with the problems of ship shortages, over-whelming U-Boat superiority, radar advancement, and the significant role the Royal Canadian Navy played in the defeat of the German U-Boat menace. It traces the dark days after the fall of France, when Halifax became the most important port in the world, and the only lifeline to Britain to the days of victory in 1943 when the great battle and the freedom of the world was won. The volume is profusely illustrated with color maps, paintings and photos.
by Dr. Roger Sarty