Who Killed Surcouf? Second Edition, First Printing, Signed

By: YOUNG, George

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YOUNG, George. Who Killed Surcouf? Queensland, N.S.: George Young, (November 1991). First Printing of Second (Revised) Edition. "Printed by Halcraft Printers Inc., Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada".Pp (2),[i]-[x].9-107,(1). With 9 b&w photos as well as other illustrations in the text. 8vo (150 x 216 mm), pale blue stapled cardcovers, with red lettering and a black drawing of Surcouf on the front cover.

George Young (b. 1924, Eastcote, Middlesex, England - d. March 9, 2002, Hubbards, Nova Scotia).

"The untold story of the occupation of the Islands of St.Pierre and Miquelon by Free French forces under General de Gaulle at the instigation of Winston Churchill, in defiance of the wishes of Canada and the U.S.A. This was followed by the mysterious loss of the giant French Cruiser / Submarine Surcouf, at that time the largest underwater ship in the world. Also revealing, for the first time, the real reason for the disastrous raid on Dieppe in 1942." - from the cover.

1. Prelude to a Mystery;
2. Surcouf Goes to War;
3. Canadian Capers;
4. Blaison Takes Over [Commandand Louis Blaison];
5. A Bitter Cup;
6. Death of a Giant;
7. A Collision at Sea;
8. Pieces of a Puzzle;
9. More Pieces of a Puzzle;
10. Reflections;
11. In the Tropics;
12. A Legacy of Distrust;
13. More 'A-for-Apple';
14. Further Costly Mistakes.
15. A Final Word.

Gift inscription inside front cover, else very good. Signed, without inscription, by the author on the page opposite the title-page. 20.00

Title: Who Killed Surcouf? Second Edition, First Printing, Signed

Author Name: YOUNG, George

Categories: 888,

Publisher: George Young, 1991,: 1991

ISBN Number: 0920454062

ISBN Number 13: 9780920454060

Seller ID: 33952

Keywords: NAUTICAL NEWFOUNDLAND ST.PIERRE WW2 WWII FRENCH SUBS NAVAL NAVY MILITARY SUBMARINES,