The Cruel Sea (Penguin World War II Collection)

The Cruel Sea (Penguin World War II Collection)

By: Nicholas Monsarrat (author)Paperback

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Based on the author's own vivid experiences, The Cruel Sea is the nail-biting story of the crew of HMS Compass Rose, a corvette assigned to protect convoys in World War Two. Darting back and forth across the icy North Atlantic, Compass Rose played a deadly cat and mouse game with packs of German U-boats lying in wait beneath the ocean waves. Packed with tension and vivid descriptions of agonizing U-boat hunts, this tale of the most bitter and chilling campaign of the war tells of ordinary, heroic men who had to face a brutal menace which would strike without warning from the deep . . .

About Author

Nicholas Monsarrat was born in Liverpool in 1910. At the beginning of the war he joined the RNVR as a sub-lieutenant and attained the rank of Lieutenant-Commander. He died in August 1979 and his ashes were later scattered over the sea.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780141042831
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 448
  • ID: 9780141042831
  • weight: 308
  • ISBN10: 0141042834

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