Battle of the Narrow Seas : A History of the Light Coastal Forces in the Channel and North Sea, 1939-1945. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: SCOTT, Peter SCOTT, Peter

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SCOTT, Peter, Lieutenant-Commander . The Battle of the Narrow Seas : A History of the Light Coastal Forces in the Channel and North Sea, 1939-1945. New York : Charles Scribner's Sons, 1946. First US Printing. Pp 228. Illustrated. Lg 8vo, grey cloth. Law 0446. "Here, revealed for the first time, is the detailed story of the Battle of the Narrow Seas around the British Isles, the long and bitter struggle by the Motor Torpedo Boats, Motor Gunboats and Motor Launches - the Spitfires of the Royal Navy - to keep convoy routesopen and to deny to the enemy the use of the English Channel ports. It is a story of surpassing heroism and self-sacrifice, told largely in the wordsof the brave young men who led the tiny craft into action. Their personal logs and letters, from which this material is taken, are as vivid as any literature produced by the war." - from the dj. Gift inscription, else very good in chipped dustjacket. 100.00

Title: Battle of the Narrow Seas : A History of the Light Coastal Forces in the Channel and North Sea, 1939-1945. First American Edition in dustjacket

Author Name: SCOTT, Peter SCOTT, Peter

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1946,:

Seller ID: 25003

Keywords: NAUTICAL NAVAL TORPEDO WW2 NAVY HISTORY BATTLES CHANNEL NORTH SEA,