WADE, Frank

Author Tags: War

Of West Vancouver, Frank Wade takes the reader to and behind the battle lines of modern naval warfare in Midshipman's War: A Young Man in the Mediterranean Naval War 1941-43 (1994). Wade's first appointment following graduation from his training ship was to the battleship QUEEN ELIZABETH, the flagship of the Royal Navy in the Eastern Mediterranean in 1941. He witnessed the sinking of her sister ship BARHAM in a torpedoing which saw extensive casualties. The book includes an interview with the German submarine commander who sank BARHAM and is now a resident of Canada.

[BCBW 1992] "War"