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In Times of War: Prince Rupert 1939-1945 By Sue Harper Rowse
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Immediately following Pearl Harbour, the United States shipping facilities in the Pacific were running at full capacity, but it was still not enough to combat the serious Japanese threat. At this... More > critical juncture, Prince Rupert, located in British Columbia, Canada, was placed at America’s disposal, to ship troops and materials to Alaska to fend off the enemy. It was, as many called it, an “American Invasion.” With Japanese submarines lurking off of Prince Rupert, thousands of Canadian Army, Navy, and Air Force, were posted to man the fort defence system, fly reconnaissance missions, and protect the dry dock and shipyard, all vital to the Pacific war effort. All eyes were peeled for the enemy. The City was truly at war. Drawing from a diverse field of information, making use of published, primary, first hand recollections, and photographs, this book puts the events and developments of these years all together into one definitive source.< Less
When a Bad Wind Blows: 10 Tragic Events in the History of Prince Rupert By Sue Harper Rowse
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10 tragic events in the history of Prince Rupert, British Columbia Canada. Prince Rupert was incorporated as a City on March 10th, 1910. For almost 100 years, it has been through the vicissitudes... More > of development, decline, and re-emergence as a bustling community on the north coast of British Columbia. Maybe it is the location, or maybe the weather that has attracted a variety of people to the area. Either way, it has resulted in a rich history full of calamitous events. Some man made, many the act of nature, but all interesting in their own right. Revisiting these tragic events from Prince Rupert’s past is a way of gaining a deeper understanding of the city, and the many hardships that its residents have had to endure at the “grass roots” (or should I say muskeg) level.< Less
When a Bad Wind Blows: 10 Tragic Events in the History of Prince Rupert By Sue Harper Rowse
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10 tragic events in the history of Prince Rupert, British Columbia Canada. Prince Rupert was incorporated as a City on March 10th, 1910. For almost 100 years, it has been through the vicissitudes... More > of development, decline, and re-emergence as a bustling community on the north coast of British Columbia. Maybe it is the location, or maybe the weather that has attracted a variety of people to the area. Either way, it has resulted in a rich history full of calamitous events. Some man made, many the act of nature, but all interesting in their own right. Revisiting these tragic events from Prince Rupert’s past is a way of gaining a deeper understanding of the city, and the many hardships that its residents have had to endure at the “grass roots” (or should I say muskeg) level.< Less
Birth Of A City: Prince Rupert to 1914 By Sue Harper Rowse
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On March 10th, 2010 Prince Rupert will be celebrating its 100th Birthday. Carved from the wilderness, it was envisioned in 1905 by Charles Hays,Manager of the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway that this... More > northern BC city would rival that of Vancouver in just a few short years. From the first landing of surveyors on the shores of Kaien Island, to the construction of the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway,"Knoxville" wars, building of the townsite on "stilts and planks", development of a huge fishing industry and port. This volume leads you through an era of human struggle, determination and dreams of what the future could bring. It is the amazing story of Prince Rupert and its pioneers between 1905 and 1914,who battled against all odds to develop this unique northern community. Packed with interesting information and early photographs, this volume is a delightful journey through time.< Less
In Times of War: Prince Rupert 1939-1945 By Sue Harper Rowse
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Immediately following Pearl Harbour, the United States shipping facilities in the Pacific were running at full capacity, but it was still not enough to combat the serious Japanese threat. At this... More > critical juncture, Prince Rupert, located in British Columbia, Canada, was placed at America’s disposal, to ship troops and materials to Alaska to fend off the enemy. It was, as many called it, an “American Invasion.” With Japanese submarines lurking off of Prince Rupert, thousands of Canadian Army, Navy, and Air Force, were posted to man the fort defence system, fly reconnaissance missions, and protect the dry dock and shipyard, all vital to the Pacific war effort. All eyes were peeled for the enemy. The City was truly at war. Drawing from a diverse field of information, making use of published, primary, first hand recollections, and photographs, this book puts the events and developments of these years all together into one definitive source.< Less

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