Shooting the War: The Memoir and Photographs of a U-Boat Officer in World War II :: Otto Giese & James E. Wise, Jr soon to be presented for sale on the astounding BookLovers of Bath web site!
Barnsley: Leo Cooper, 1994, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Contains: Black & white photographs; Maps; Appendices ;
From the cover: The war diary of former German naval officer Otto Giese recounts a seafaring career of extraordinary scope. It begins with the dawning of World War II, while the author is a junior officer on board the ocean liner SS Columbus, and continues through his confinement in a British prisoner-of-war camp after the war. Readers will be moved by the authors ability to put a human face on the German experience of the war.
The book contains more than 100 Leica-quality photographs, an exceptiona…
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Price Clipped. 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 spotted.
Quarter-bound Brown on Cream boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. [XIII] 287 pages. Index. Bibliography. 9¼” x 6¼”.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I sweet-talk you into considering additional gorgeous books that are part of my Military Naval catalogue?