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C Force to Hong Kong A Canadian Catastrophe

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ISBN-10: 1550022679

ISBN-13: 9781550022674

Edition: 1997

Authors: Brereton Greenhous, Canadian War Museum Staff

List price: $26.99
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This is the story of a "no military risk" campaign that slowly turned into a nightmare. The book provides new answers to a number of difficult questions beginning with a discussion of why Canadian troops were sent to Hong Kong at the request of the British War Office. Were the British duplicitous in making this request? Was Canadian Chief of the General Staff, Lieutenant-General Harry Crerar, guilty of putting his own interests above those of his men in telling the minister of National Defence that there was "no military risk" in sending the "C" Force? The book recounts the formation of the "C" Force and its departure to Hong Kong where it arrived just three weeks before the Japanese…    
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Book details

List price: $26.99
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Dundurn Press
Publication date: 6/1/1997
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 192
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.40" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Brereton Greenhous is with General History, Department of National Defence, National Defence Headquarters, Ottawa.