By: STITT, George, Lieutenant-Commander KIMMINS, Anthony, Commander, foreword.
George Allen & Unwin, London, 1943,:
Seller ID: 31564
STITT, George, Lieutenant-Commander. H.M.S. Wideawake : Destroyer and Preserver. With a foreword by Commander Anthony Kimmins. London : George Allen &Unwin, (1943). Pp 164. Illustrated. Small 8vo, blue cloth. Law 1078. A fic tionalized account of service in an ancient "Vee" class destroyer on escortduty during the Second World War. Stitt was at sea early in the war, and s o the experiences recounted are closely based on observed facts. "The storyof H.M.S. Wideawake is that of a 'Vee' class destroyer - one of those vete rans of the last war - from the commencement of hostilities to ... View More...