Death Of A Phantom Raider..

GIBSON, CHARLES,.

Bound in original navy cloth, gilt in pictorial dust wrapper. Slight top edge foxing, but otherwise a very good copy.

£14.00

Publisher

Robert Hale.,

Place

London

Date

1987

Synopsis

The gamble that triumphed and failed. atlantic, 1942-3.

Item Description

8vo. 5.75 x 8.75 inches. 240 pp.

Illustrations

Illustrated by 16 pages of black and whit photographic plates, portrait frontispiece and by map and line drawings in text. Decorated by publisher's device on title page.

Notes

Account of the Doggerbank affair. The Germans used the captured British trampship, Speybank, renamed Doggerbank, to lay mines off Capetown which sank two Allied ships. Apparently still a British ship she was subsequently sunk by a German U-boat, as alleged by the only survivor.

[Stock No. 24932]

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