The Fighting Commodores: Convoy Commanders in the Second World War :: Alan Burn soon to be presented for sale on the incomparable BookLovers of Bath web site!
London: Leo Cooper, 1999, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Contains: Black & white photographs; Maps; List of sources; Glossary;
From the cover: So much has been written about the great land campaigns of the Second World War that it is easy to forget, if indeed many people today are even aware of the fact, that the nearest Great Britain came to defeat had nothing whatsoever to do with either the British Army or the Royal Air Force. The country was simply on the verge of running out of supplies. There are certainly advantages in being a precious stone set in a silver sea, but an island Kingdom depends upon its maritime trade to survive and when merchant ships are being sunk quicker than they can be repla…
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. A little spotting to the edges of the text block.
Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 262 pages. Index. 9½” x 6¼”.
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