The Forgotten Dead: Why 946 American Servicemen Died Off the Coast of Devon in 1944 – and The Man Who Discovered Their True Story (Ken Small with Mark Rogerson) soon to be presented for sale on the wonderful BookLovers of Bath web site!
Published: London: Bloomsbury, 1999, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Contains: Black & white photographs; Facsimiles; Signed by the author, with a short dedication, on the first blank along with a Ken Small post card unverified and reflected as such in the lack of premium.
From the cover: On April 28, 1944, a rehearsal for the D-Day landings off Englands Devon coast went terribly wrong. A series of blunders allowed German E-boats to intercept the convoy of landing ships, and 946 Americans many of them young and untrained lost their lives.
Yet until the publication of The Forgotten Dead, the true scale of this tragedy had never before co…
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Gently bruised at the head of the spine and the top corners of the boards with commensurate wear to the dust wrapper. Edges of the text block lightly tanned. Previous owner’s address lable to the first blank. Text complete, clean and tight otherwise.
Black boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. [IX] 198 pages. Index. 9½” x 6¼”.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I draw your attention to more books in my Military Naval catalogue?