Call for Fire: Sea Combat in the Falklands and the Gulf War :: Chris Craig

Call for Fire: Sea Combat in the Falklands and the Gulf War :: Chris Craig soon to be presented for sale on the terrific BookLovers of Bath web site!

London: John Murray, 1995, Hardback in dust wrapper.

Includes: Timeline; Black & white photographs (plates); Diagrams; Maps;

From the cover: Call for Fire is a first-hand account of fighting in the Falklands and the Gulf campaigns by the only British senior officer who commanded in both of these major wars.

In 1982, Chris Craig was captain of the frigate HMS Alacrity. By the end of the Falklands War she had steamed 30,000 miles, often in appalling sea conditions. Firing her guns in anger over 500 times, she had survived attacks by five Exocet missiles, as well as conventional bombs and cannon-fire. The only ship to have penetrated …

Introduction by: Sir Peter de la Billière

Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. A little wear to the edges of the dust wrapper. Gift inscription to the first blank. The contents lightly toned with age.

Black boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. (xiv) 300 pages. Index. Bibliography. 9½” x 6¼”.

Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I entice you with something lovely from my Military Naval catalogue?


About BookLovers of Bath

The world's leading book dealer in Peasedown St. John.
This entry was posted in Books For Sale and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s