Death Of A Phantom Raider..
Bound in original navy cloth, gilt in pictorial dust wrapper. Slight top edge foxing, but otherwise a very good copy.
The gamble that triumphed and failed. atlantic, 1942-3.
8vo. 5.75 x 8.75 inches. 240 pp.
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.
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.
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