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Head of Oak Life and Death in the Merchant Navy 1937-1945, Gibson, Andrew
1 Gibson, Andrew Head of Oak Life and Death in the Merchant Navy 1937-1945
Pog Press 2008 0978015711 / 9780978015718 First Edition Softcover Very Good+ 
Card covers show light shelf wear.; A bright, solid book,; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 259 pages; An account of life in the Canadian Merchant Navy during World War II, written by the author, who participated as a crew member on a ship which travelled the North Atlantic and the Mediterranean Sea. 
Price: 18.50 USD
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Pursuit  The Sinking of the "Bismarck", Kennedy, Ludovic
2 Kennedy, Ludovic Pursuit The Sinking of the "Bismarck"
London UK Collins 1974 0002117398 / 9780002117395 First Edition; Third Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Good dust jacket 
DJ has light soiling, scuffing, shelwear to edges, price-clipped. Small 1/2" chip missing from top of spine. ; A tight solid book. DJ in mylar. The author, Ludovic Kennedy, actually took part in the pursuit and sinking of the "Bismarck" during the early days of World War II. ; B&W Photographs; 9 X 5.90 X 1.10 inches; 254 pages; In May 1941, the German battleship Bismarck, then the most formidable fighting ship afloat, escaped into the Atlantic, posing a terrible threat to the convoys that kept Britain supplied. This book gives a first hand account of the pursuit and sinking of the Bismarck. 
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HMS Hood  Pride of the Royal Navy, Norman, Andrew
3 Norman, Andrew HMS Hood Pride of the Royal Navy
Mechanicsburg PA Stackpole Books 2001 081170789x / 9780811707893 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Only slight wear; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; 9.33 X 6.31 X 0.79 inches; 160 pages; The sinking of the HMS Hood on May 24, 1941 dealt a major blow to the British Royal Navy. Like Titanic years before, Hood had seemed invincible and much of the hopes of the Royal Navy rested with her as the nation entered the war with Germany. But in just seven minutes after an encounter with Bismarck and her consort Prinz Eugen, HMS Hood sunk to the bottom of the Atlantic, taking the lives of 1,418 men with her. Author Andrew Norman explores the events leading up to the disaster and the legacy it left in its wake. 
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