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Introduction

From: Fastest in the World

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A brief overview of the evolution of high speed transportation throughout the 20th century and an introduction to Nova Scotia’s role in the development of two record breaking watercraft: the HD-4 and the Bras d’Or.

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John Boileau

JOHN BOILEAU is a retired Canadian army colonel and author of ten books and nearly 300 articles. He is a frequent commentator on military issues for radio and television and a lecturer to service organizations and historical societies. In 2010 the Minister of National Defence appointed him Honorary Lieutenant-Colonel of the Halifax Rifles. He lives in Nova Scotia.