Convoy is to Scatter. First Edition in dustjacket

By: BROOME, Jack, Captain.

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BROOME, Jack, Captain. Convoy is to Scatter. London : William Kimber, (1972). First Edition. Pp [1]-232,+ 4 pp plates. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt letteringto spine. “This book introduces a new method of presenting naval history. The operational sequence of actual signals received or exchanged by Convoy P.Q.17 from June 27th until July 4th 1942 is reproduced verbatim. These signals reflect the story of the convoy of thirty-five Allied merchants ships that was bound for Russia carrying arms supplies at a critical phase of thewar. With a close escort of six destroyers and other Royal Navy vessels, t he convoy embarked on its voyage to Archangel knowing that it would be the most determined attack by German U-boats and the German air force.... [...]But on July 4th the Admiralty in the mistaken belief that the Tirpitz and other German warships were about to attack, ordered the convoy to scatter. [...] The disastrous result of this order is well-known." - from the dj. Name to ffep, else very good in spine-sunned, unclipped dust jacket. 28.00

Title: Convoy is to Scatter. First Edition in dustjacket

Author Name: BROOME, Jack, Captain.

Categories: 888,

Publisher: William Kimber, London , 1972, ISBN:718303326:

Seller ID: 87274

Keywords: NAUTICAL CONVOYS WW2 WORLD WAR TWO WAR BRITISH NAVY ENGLISH SHIPPING HISTORY UNITED KINGDOM NAVAL,