The Fourth Service: Merchantmen at War 1939-1945 -::- John Slader lands on the shelves of my shop.
London: Robert Hale, 1994, (First Edition) Hardback in dust wrapper.
Contains: Black & white photographs; Tables; Appendices ;
From the cover: Here at last is the true story of the merchant fleet during World War II, the non-fighting service in which 32,000 men died yet whose essential role has never been fully appreciated.
The author, himself a member of the service from 1941-47, relates the stories of merchan…
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. A little rubbing to the edges of the dust wrapper. Stamped “damaged in transit” to the title page but, as usual, no evidence of anything notable.
Black boards with Silver titling to the Spine. 347 pages. Index. 9½” x 6¼”.