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Hurricats. in dj.

By: BARKER, Ralph

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Pelham, London, 1978,:

Seller ID: 33450


BARKER, Ralph. The Hurricats. London Pelham Books, (1978). First Edition. Pp (12),[1]-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 Escor... View more info

Children of the Benares : A War Crime and Its Victims. 1st UK in dj

By: BARKER, Ralph

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Methuen, London, 1987, ISBN:0143423107:

Seller ID: 16653


BARKER, Ralph. Children of the Benares : A War Crime and Its Victims. (London) : Methuen, (1987). First Edition. Pp (10)[1]-172 + 8 pages of photos. 8vo, grey cloth. Law 1355. "When the passenger liner City of Benares sailed from Liverpool on Friday, 13 September 1940 she was carrying 90 evacuee children from the bombed cities of Britain, bound under a government-sponsoredscheme for a safe haven in Canada. Her sinking by U-boat four days later, without warning, in total disregard of the plight of survivors and in defiance of international law, shocked and horrified the civilised world. Of ... View more info