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Alarm Starboard!: A Remarkable True Story of the War at Sea



The Author’s naval war experiences make the most exciting reading. After being mined on the battleship Nelson in 1939, he served on the Prince of Wales, during the Bismarck action, witnessing the sinking of the Hood and Churchill and Roosevelt’s historic meeting. He survived the disastrous sinking by Japanese dive-bombing in December 1941 but within two days of reaching Singapore, the Island fell. Evacuated in a coastal steamer, only to be sunk the next morning, he was stranded on a deserted…

Alarm Starboard

ISBN 10 : 9781473811799
ISBN 13 : 1473811791

The Author's naval war experiences make the most exciting reading. After being mined on the battleship Nelson in 1939, he served on the Prince of Wales, during the Bismarck action,..


The Silent Service In World War Ii

ISBN 10 : 9781612001258
ISBN 13 : 1612001254

When the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor on 7 December 1941, the U.S. Navy had a total of 111 submarines. However, this fleet was not nearly as impressive as the number suggests. It..


The Mariner S Mirror

ISBN 10 : UVA:X000611173
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The Fleet Air Arm Handbook 1939 1945

ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105025253217
ISBN 13 :

The Fleet Air Arm Handbook 1939-45 is the most comprehensive review available of the Royal Navy's air power during the war years. Starting with a brief history, the book progresses..


Carrier Combat

ISBN 10 : UOM:39015047095982
ISBN 13 :

An account of the role of the aircraft carrier in war which is illustrated by first hand accounts of action during the Second World War and the Gulf Conflict...


Operation Matador

ISBN 10 : UOM:39015041326680
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Operation Matador: Britain's War Plans against the Japanese 1918-1941 traces the British defence policy through those years, primarily from a military point of view, but taking int..


Hm Frigate

ISBN 10 : 9780755143450
ISBN 13 : 0755143450

H.M. Frigate Colony – American built, British-manned – alert, seaworthy and ready. This is the true story of Lieutenant-Commander Nicholas Monsarrat’s taking over the command..


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