Publisher: McGill-Queen's University Press; First Edition edition (June 15, 1995)
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A meteorological officer within the Royal Canadian military, McElheran studied on the Royal Naval collage in Greenwich and served at naval air stations in southern England. in the course of a V-1 assault, he used to be heavily injured while his rooming residence in Greenwich used to be hit. Taken to the Queen Victoria health center in East Grinstead, well-known for its pioneering paintings in cosmetic surgery, he underwent numerous operations and months of remedy. prior in Canada, McElheran labored in operations rooms in Ottawa and Halifax. His memoir additionally contains formerly untold tales of naval battle off Canada's east coast. utilizing the magazine that he saved on the time as his basic resource, McElheran combines own adventure, anecdote, and old truth during this account of a demanding yet exhilarating time. Written for the overall reader, the temper varies from riveting drama to pleasant humour, and the author's own studies are positioned in the higher old context of global struggle II.