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British Sailor of the Second World War, The

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British Sailor of the Second World War, The
Product Line: Shire Library
Author: Angus Konstam
Publish Year: 2013
Pages: 56
Dimensions: 6x8.25x.25"
Restockable: No
NKG part #: 2148428619
Mfg. part #: OSPSLI739
Type: Softcover
Series: SLI739


This title tells the dramatic story of how the Royal Navy transformed ordinary citizens into first-rate and fearless sailors and navy personnel during World War II. It covers how they were recruited and trained, and how they endured life at sea in hostile waters, protecting convoys in the Atlantic, hunting submarines in the Mediterranean, and standing up to relentless air attacks in the Pacific.

Told from the perspective of vivid first-hand accounts of life onboard, it reveals what it was like to be a sailor navigating, patrolling, and fighting in the largest theater of the war- the vast oceans.