Survivors: British Merchant Seamen in the Second World War

Survivors: British Merchant Seamen in the Second World War

by G. H. Bennett, Roy Bennett

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Overview

Winning the Battle of the Atlantic was critical to Britain's survival in the Second World War. Survivors is the history of this epic struggle.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781852855475
Publisher: Continuum International Publishing Group
Publication date: 07/01/2007
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 6.35(w) x 9.22(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

G H Bennett is Reader in History and Head of Humanities at the University of Plymouth.

R Bennett is a former merchant seaman and retired Lecturer in Education.

Table of Contents

Illustrations Abbreviations Preface
1 The German Threat to British Shipping
2 Meeting the Threat
3 The Battle for National Survival
4 From Fire and Foe
5 Abandon Ship!
6 Face to Face with the Enemy
7 Vessel Abandoned!
8 Lifeboat and Raft Voyages
9 Safe at Last
10 The Cost Notes Bibliography Index

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