CAPTAIN SAM The Texas Convoy

CAPTAIN SAM The Texas Convoy

by Captain Eugene Ray Martin

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Overview

Captain Sam is an experienced convoy commander and captain of a Mahan-class destroyer. He is responsible for thousands of men in warships and the merchant ships of this convoy that must get to England for that country to survive. The Germans had proved the master of the Atlantic in this war, this battle of the Atlantic. German submarines had sunk thousands of ships. Those ships carried desperately needed things for England, everything from food, medicines, and clothing. And naturally, things to make war--things needed to invade France and end the terror the Germans created all over Europe.
This was the time of the war when the Allies finally had enough ships and aircraft to counter the Germans in the Atlantic. The Germans were still very formidable. The Germans were desperate to stop supplies from reaching England; otherwise, they knew it will get much worse for them.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940158588174
Publisher: Page Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 07/31/2017
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 406
File size: 490 KB

About the Author

Captain Martin is retired in Houston, Texas. He enjoys shooting guns and playing chess. He rides motorcycles, and he enjoys motorcycle camping in the mountains. He enjoys studying history.
He served in the US Navy for four years. While in the Navy, he worked for the Navy’s Military Advisory and Assistant Command. Later he became a merchant marine. He worked his way up the ranks, earning his boatswain mate rating and his engineman rating. He earned his US Coast Guard’s master’s licenses. He is qualified to command sailing vessels, motor vessels, and tugboats.

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