Betrayed

Betrayed

Scandal, Politics, and Canadian Naval Leadership

Book - 2006
Rate this:
In January 1944, Vice Admiral Percy Walker Nelles was fired from hisposition as head of the Royal Canadian Navy. Betrayed revealsthe true story behind the dismissal: a divisive power struggle betweentwo elite groups within the RCN pitted the navy's regularofficers against a small group of self-appointed spokesmen for thevoluntary naval reserve. Threats of public scandal, mass insurrection,and political intimidation caused one of the worst breakdowns ever inCanadian civil-military relations. This fascinating investigation intothe machinations of a divided navy tackles important questions ofmilitary professionalism, leadership, and identity.
Publisher: Vancouver : University of British Columbia Press, 2006.
ISBN: 9780774812955
0774812958
Branch Call Number: 359.3304 MAY
Characteristics: xii, 279 p. : ill.

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.

Age Suitability

Add Age Suitability

There are no age suitabilities for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at ORL

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top