Dust on the Sea

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Overview

The Mediterranean, 1943: At long last the British Army has won a victory, and Rommel's Afrika Korps is in retreat. Into this new phase of the war comes Captain Mike Blackwood, Royal Marine Commando. Already bloodied in the disastrous retreat from Burma, Blackwood goes to Alexandria as part of an elite unit, poised to strike the first blows against the Nazi fortress of mainland Europe.

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Overview

The Mediterranean, 1943: At long last the British Army has won a victory, and Rommel's Afrika Korps is in retreat. Into this new phase of the war comes Captain Mike Blackwood, Royal Marine Commando. Already bloodied in the disastrous retreat from Burma, Blackwood goes to Alexandria as part of an elite unit, poised to strike the first blows against the Nazi fortress of mainland Europe.

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"Masterly storytelling of battles and war."  —Sunday Times of London
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781590130285
  • Publisher: McBooks Press
  • Publication date: 2/28/2003
  • Series: The Royal Marines Saga
  • Pages: 368
  • Sales rank: 845,516
  • Product dimensions: 5.25 (w) x 8.25 (h) x 1.08 (d)

Meet the Author

Douglas Edward Reeman, who also writes under the name Alexander Kent, joined the British Navy at 16, serving on destroyers and small craft during World War II, eventually rising to the rank of lieutenant. He has taught navigation to yachtsmen and has served as a script adviser for television and films. As Alexander Kent, Reeman is the author of the best-selling Richard Bolitho Novels. His books have been translated into nearly two dozen languages.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 24, 2012

    Fun read

    Somewhat predictable and melodramatic, but nevertheless enjoyable. Emotionally evocative for folks who still appreciate courage and honor.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 19, 2011

    Lots of action

    This is a fast-moving story with a great backdrop of WWII events. It follows the victories of North Africa and the invasion of Sicily. The battle descriptions are exciting, and spun in is a thread of romance. Excellent read.

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