By: ANSCOMB, Charles RAW, Sydney, Vice-Admiral, Sir (Foreword by)
William Kimber, 1957,:
Seller ID: 63086
ANSCOMB, Charles. Submariner. Foreword by Vice-Admiral Sir Sydney Raw. L.: William Kimber, (1957). First Edition. Pp 203, including frontis. +  pp of plates. 8vo, black cloth. Anderson 25, Law 1108. "This is a great story of the sea and of the war below the surface; it is an enthralling picture of life in the confined, machinery-choked living space of an active service submarine [...]". -from the dust jacket. The official phrase for describinga submarine lost in battle was "Failed to return from patrol". Cox'n Ansco mb describes in detail the terrifying reality of this proce... View More...