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Author Name:    WINTON, John, (ed.). CHATTERTON, E. Keble) YOUNG, Edward, Cdr.) KIMMINS, Anthony)

Title:   Submariners : Life in British Submarines, 1901-1999 : An Anthology of Personal Experience. Paperback

Publisher:    Constable, London, 1999, ISBN:0094788103 

Seller ID:   107648

WINTON, John, (ed.). The Submariners : Life in British Submarines, 1901-1999 : An Anthology of Personal Experience. Edited by John Winton. London: Constable, (2001). First Paperback Printing. Pp. (4),v-xiv,,(2),3-316,(6), + 16 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cardcovers. A collection of several dozen anecdotes relating to life as a sailor aboard an English submarine during the twentieth century, with accounts running the gamut from all ranks,through all major conflicts of the past century, as well as detailing the day-to-day life of cruising during peacetime. Includes selections by John Winton, E. Keble Chatterton, Edward Young, Anthony Kimmins, and several others. "From the Holland boats of 1901 to the great Trident nuclear vessels oftoday, these first-hand descriptions detail the tense patrols of the First and Second World Wars, the torpedo attacks on enemy warships; U-boats and merchant vessels, the horrors of depth charging, the daring clandestine operations by bodies such as Force 136, and the midget-submarine attacks on the Tirpitz. There are accounts of the deterrent patrols of the Cold War, andwhat happened in the controversial sinking of the General Belgrano during the Falklands War." - from rear cover. Very good. 15.00


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