Enemy offshore! : Japan's secret war on North America's west coast /

"On June 20, 1942, the lighthouse at Estevan Point on Vancouver Island was shelled by the Japanese submarine I-26. It was the first enemy attack on Canadian soil since the War of 1812. But this was only one incident in the incredible and little-known Japanese campaign to terrorize North America...

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Main Authors: Coyle, Brendan, 1957- (Author), Arnis, Melanie (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Victoria ; Vancouver ; Calgary : Heritage House Publishing Company Ltd., [2013]
Series:Amazing stories (Surrey, B.C.)
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Prologue
  • Introduction
  • chapter 1. Sunk! Japanese submarine warfare on the west coast
  • chapter 2. Minoru Yakota and I-26
  • chapter 3. Meiji Tagami and I-25
  • chapter 4. The man who bombed America
  • chapter 5. War comes to Alaska : the Battle of Dutch Harbor
  • chapter 6. Wilderness warriors : the Alaska Territorial Guard, Pacific Coast Militia Rangers and Fishermen's Volunteer Reserve
  • chapter 7. A road to victory : the Alaska Highway
  • chapter 8. The RCAF in Alaska
  • chapter 9. The Battle of the Komandorski Islands
  • chapter 10. Attu : 19 days of hell
  • chapter 11. Balloons of war
  • Epilogue.