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1 PUGSLEY, A.F., Rear-Admiral MACINTYRE, Donald, Captain. Destroyer Man. First Edition in dustjacket
Weidenfeld & Nicholson, London, 1957, 
PUGSLEY, A[nthony] F[ollett], Rear-Admiral. Destroyer Man. In collaborationwith Captain Donald Macintyre. London : Weidenfeld and Nicholson, (1957). First Printing. Pp. (8),9-224 + 6 pages of photographs. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Rear Admiral Anthony Follett Pugsley, CB, DSO (bDecember 7, 1901 17 July 17, 1990) was a British naval officer. Law 1067 , Myron Smith World War II at Sea 2215. An account of the World War Two exploits of one of the Royal Navy's most accomplished Destroyer captains. He and his vessels were present at the Norwegian campaign, at Dunkirk, at Malta, and at the D-Day landings; this autobiography describes each campaign in considerable detail. Pugsley served as commander aboard the Javelin, Fearless, and Paladin, before becoming the captain of the HMS Jervis in early 1943 and of the HMS Trafalgar shortly after the end of the European war. Contents: 1. The Preparatory Years; 2. First Lessons of War; 3. Backs Against the Wall; 4. Night Action; 5. Force H; 6. Operation Substance; 7. Eastern Fleet; 8. Operation Vigorous; 9. Retribution; 10. Into Normandy; 11. Knavish Tricks; 12. With the Canadians (pp. 175-186); 13. Walcheren; 14. War by Stealth; 15. Blue Water Again. Very good in very nice un-clipped dustjacket. 60.00

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