- Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
- Año de publicación: 1972
- Editor: W H Allen
- Sugetos: Ii guerra mundial
- Peso del envío: 750 g
8vo., Second Impression, with plates, and endpaper maps on blue stock; blue cloth, gilt back, a very good, bright, clean copy in unclipped dustwrapper. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR ON DEDICATION with newspaper obituary mounted on title verso. SOLD WITH A SMALL ARCHIVE OF STEPHENSON MEMORABILIA, INCLUDING 3 A.L.s, ASSOCIATED LETTERS AND COPY-LETTERS, Report & Accounts of the London Flotilla for 1972, Obituary number of the London Flotilla Bulletin (No. 2 July 1972) with cover photograph and extended obituary, and Order of Service of Thanksgiving at St. Martin-in-the-Fields 22 June 1972. Published a month after the first edition. Fascinating account and character sketch of the man who did more than any other to train the Royal Navy during the Battle of the Atlantic. Well-known BBC presenter and journalist Richard Baker, like many thousands of others, trained at Tobermory on Mull for the longest-running and hardest-fought campaign of WWII. A RARE AND RELEVANT ARCHIVAL COPY RELATING DIRECTLY TO ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT AND INSPIRATIONAL COMMANDERS OF THE BATTLE OF THE ATLANTIC.