Luck on My Side: The Diaries and Reflections of a Young Wartime Sailor 1939-1945

Luck on My Side: The Diaries and Reflections of a Young Wartime Sailor 1939-1945

by John Palmer
     
 
Sir John Palmer was at sea for virtually the entire war serving in three ships. During this time he kept a secret diary of events and his reactions and emotions which we are now proud to publish. This book vividly describes the author's many wartime exploits. For the worst period of the Battle of the Atlantic, he was on convoy protection duty in the Corvette HMS

Overview

Sir John Palmer was at sea for virtually the entire war serving in three ships. During this time he kept a secret diary of events and his reactions and emotions which we are now proud to publish. This book vividly describes the author's many wartime exploits. For the worst period of the Battle of the Atlantic, he was on convoy protection duty in the Corvette HMS Clematis and recalls the famous Christmas Day action against the mighty German battle cruiser Hipper.Sadly Sir John died very recently, after a most distinguished life.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781783034673
Publisher:
Pen and Sword
Publication date:
06/06/2002
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
224
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

John Palmer is a former navy man.

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