Convoy

Author: Dudley Pope
Publisher: House of Stratus
ISBN: 0755104412
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Convoy from the Author: Dudley Pope. A deadly game of cat and mouse unravels its way out of this spine tingling war story as Lieutenant Yorke must find an answer to one vital question: how are German U-Boats sinking merchant ships from inside the convoys? In this gripping saga of heroism and intrigue, Yorke discovers the fate of one entire convoy. Only his wit and daring can lead to its survival and his.

Convoy

Author: Middlebroo
Publisher: Penguin Uk
ISBN: 9780140166958
Size: 46.98 MB
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Convoy from the Author: Middlebroo. An assured supply of armaments, petrol and foodstuffs from the US was vital to the British war effort, especially in the early days of the Second World War. The route across the north Atlantic, treacherous enough in itself, was made infinitely more so by German U-boats prowling in their wolf packs, ready for the quick kill. Merchant ships, slow and defenceless, were gathered in great convoys and shepherded across the pond by their escort destroyers, frigates and corvettes, offering at least some protection against the unseen enemy. Martin Middlebrook's account of two such convoys encompasses all the danger, drama and sheer awfulness of life - and death - at sea in the Battle of the Atlantic.

Convoy

Author: John Winton
Publisher: Michael Joseph
ISBN:
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Convoy from the Author: John Winton.

Convoy

Author: Quentin James Reynolds
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y., Blue Ribbon Books [1942]
ISBN:
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Convoy from the Author: Quentin James Reynolds.

Convoy To Atlantis

Author: William P. McGivern
Publisher: eStar Books
ISBN: 1612101100
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Convoy To Atlantis from the Author: William P. McGivern. Beneath the waves of the Atlantic lay a great menace to America-hundreds of Nazi submarines based in an incredible undersea city!

The Convoy

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Publisher: Drew Bell
ISBN:
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Convoy

Author: John D. Whiting
Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
ISBN: 9781417987573
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Convoy from the Author: John D. Whiting. This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions that are true to the original work.

Convoy Peewit

Author: Andy Saunders
Publisher: Grub Street Publishing
ISBN: 1909166545
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Convoy Peewit from the Author: Andy Saunders. During the early hours of 8 August 1940 over twenty merchant ships set sail in Convoy CW9 “Peewit” and edged past Dover, hugging the shore in complete darkness. Whilst unseen to human eyes, the Germans had picked up the large convoy on its Freya radar at Cap Gris Nez and flashed warning messages to the Kriegsmarine and Luftwaffe. At Boulogne E-Boats were readied and left port in the early hours to take up station off Beachy Head to watch and wait for the inevitable convoy. With horrendous suddenness, the E-Boat Flotilla was amongst the convoy as it passed Newhaven. Like a pack of wolves into a flock of sheep, the German boats scattered the convoy and mayhem ensued until the E-Boats called off the attack in the gathering light. The rest would be left to the Luftwaffe. What ensued was recorded in history as the first day of the Battle of Britain. It was the commencement of all-out attacks on channel convoys and resulted in the heaviest losses witnessed in the war so far. After sustaining massive damage, RAF fighters scrambled from Tangmere to defend the convoy and clashed with attacking Me 109s and Ju 87s in a vicious battle over the channel. Andy Saunders gives a blow by blow account from the perspective of the RAF, Luftwaffe, Merchant Navy, Royal Navy and Kriegsmarine on this milestone day. Using personal accounts of the action, official diaries, logbooks and contemporary records, 'Convoy Peewit 1940' gives a chronological breakdown of events on land, sea and air, successfully setting them into context against the wider picture that was the Battle of Britain. Published to coincide with the screening of a BBC program, based on the author’s research and writings.

Critical Convoy Battles Of Wwii

Author: Jurgen Rohwer
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 081176267X
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Critical Convoy Battles Of Wwii from the Author: Jurgen Rohwer. The Battle of the Atlantic, the longest continuous campaign of World War II, climaxed in 1943, when Germany came closest to interrupting Allied supply lines and perhaps winning the war. In March of that year, German U-boats scored their last great triumph, destroying nearly 150,000 tons of supplies and fuel.

The Santa Marija Convoy

Author: Dennis Castillo
Publisher: Lexington Books
ISBN: 0739128965
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The Santa Marija Convoy from the Author: Dennis Castillo. Malta is once of the smallest nations in the world, yet has one of the longest histories of any country. During World War II, Malta played a key role in the Mediterranean campaign, its submarines, light surface forces, and aircrafts destroying supplies desperately needed by Rommel's forces in North Africa. The price the Maltese paid for this effort was the most sustained and intensive bombing campaign in the war, enduring over 130 tons of bombs per square mile. This, compounded by the Axis blockade that attempted to starve Malta into surrender, set the stage for numerous convoy battles, the most dramatic being Operation Pedestal, remembered on Malta to this day as the Santa Marija Convoy. In The Santa Marija Convoy, Dennis Castillo uses published histories as well as interviews and oral histories to explore the experiences of the Maltese and how their faith sustained them through this dark period of Malta's history. Malta is an ancient Catholic culture, with roots going back to the founding of Christianity on the island by St. Paul. Their faith was sorely needed as they suffered both bombardment and hunger from June 1940 to August 1942. This faith was rewarded when, on August 15, 1942, The Feast of the Assumption, 5 out of 14 ships won through to Malta's harbor bringing crucial supplies for the islands survival.