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BARKER, Ralph. The Hurricats. London Pelham Books, (1978). First Edition. Pp (12),-207,(5) + 12 pages of photos. 8vo, black cloth. Law 1220. An account of the expendable, catapult-launched Hurricane fighters employed by Britain in the earlier stages of the Battle of the Atlantic. Chapters: 1. TheScourge of the Atlantic; 2. Frustration and Failure; 3. Bob Everett and HM S Maplin; 4. Catapult Ships under Fire; 5. Unhappy Landings; 6. A Launchingin Mid-Ocean; 7. Winter in the North Atlantic; 8. Convoys to Russia - PQ 1 5; 9. Two in one Day - PQ 16 and QP 12; 10. Convoy HG 84 and the 36th Escort Group; 11. PQ 17 - Why the Hurricat Stayed on Its Perch; 12. Archangel and the North Cape; 13. PQ 18 - The Germans Miscalculate; 14. V for Victor: The Stolen Hurricane; 15. The Man who Couldn't Swim [Norman Taylor]; 16. Nota Whimper But a Bang. Appendices: I. Sequence of Events in Firing the Cata pult; II. Tactical Notes for Hurricane Engaging Focke-Wulf 200. With an Index. Vg in vg dj. 60.00
Title: Hurricats. in dj.
Publisher: Pelham, London, 1978,:
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