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Cassell Military Paperbacks: Cassell Military Classics: Motor Gunboat 658: The Small Boat War in the Mediterranean

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From Gibraltar to Malta, from Malta to the Sicilian invasion, from Sicily to Sardinia, Corsica, and Yugoslavia: these were the stages where Motor Gunboat 658's exploits played out. With luck, its blazing guns sank many an enemy ship. Written by a man who joined the 658 at only 19 years of age, and stayed with it throughout the war, this thrilling memoir tells a tale of derring-do, comradeship, community, and spirit that no fiction can equal.

Synopsis:

From Gibraltar to Malta, from Malta to the Sicilian invasion, from Sicily to Sardinia, Corsica, and Yugoslavia: these were the stages where Motor Gunboat 658's exploits played out. With luck, its blazing guns sank many an enemy ship. Written by a man who joined the 658 at only 19 years of age, and stayed with it throughout the war, this thrilling memoir tells a tale of derring-do, comradeship, community, and spirit that no fiction can equal.

Synopsis:

Motor Gun Boats were involved in all sorts of naval actions during World War II, from raids on the enemy coast to escorting convoys in preparation for the Allied landings in North Africa. It was during one such operation that two U-boats collided and sank while attacking the author's convoy.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780304361830
Subtitle:
The Small Boat War in the Mediterranean
Author:
Reynolds, L. C.
Author:
Reynolds
Author:
LC
Publisher:
Cassell
Location:
London
Subject:
Military - General
Subject:
Military - Naval
Subject:
Military - World War II
Subject:
World war, 1939-1945
Subject:
Sailors
Subject:
World War, 19
Subject:
STUDY NOTES - Quamut
Edition Number:
New ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Cassell Military Paperbacks
Series Volume:
902
Publication Date:
20020501
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
8 color illus.
Pages:
248
Dimensions:
7.75 x 5 in

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » Military » World War II » Europe » Nautical

Cassell Military Paperbacks: Cassell Military Classics: Motor Gunboat 658: The Small Boat War in the Mediterranean
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Product details 248 pages Cassell - English 9780304361830 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , From Gibraltar to Malta, from Malta to the Sicilian invasion, from Sicily to Sardinia, Corsica, and Yugoslavia: these were the stages where Motor Gunboat 658's exploits played out. With luck, its blazing guns sank many an enemy ship. Written by a man who joined the 658 at only 19 years of age, and stayed with it throughout the war, this thrilling memoir tells a tale of derring-do, comradeship, community, and spirit that no fiction can equal.
"Synopsis" by , Motor Gun Boats were involved in all sorts of naval actions during World War II, from raids on the enemy coast to escorting convoys in preparation for the Allied landings in North Africa. It was during one such operation that two U-boats collided and sank while attacking the author's convoy.
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