A historical novel first published in 1976, opening in December 1917, when Germany opens the final, bitter round of war with a new and deadly weapon in the struggle for the seas. The Vulcan is a commerce raider, and under crack commander Felix von Steiger her mission is to bring chaos to the seaways.
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It is December 1917, Germany opens the final, bitter round of the war with a new and deadly weapon in the struggle for the seas -- the Vulcan sails from Kiel Harbour. To all appearances she is a harmless merchant vessel. But her peaceful lines conceal a merciless firepower; guns, mines and torpedoes that can be brought into play instantly. The Vulcan is a commerce raider. And under crack commander Felix von Steiger her mission is to bring chaos to the seaways.About the Author:
Douglas Reeman did convoy duty in the navy in the Atlantic, the Arctic, and the North Sea. He has written over thirty novels under his own name and more than twenty bestselling historical novels featuring Richard Bolitho under the pseudonym Alexander Kent.
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Book Description Hutchinson, 1999. Book Condition: Good. N/A. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP11576104
Book Description Hutchinson, 1999. Cloth. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. Hutchinson 1999. An UNREAD, fine/fine reprint HARDBACK +++SIGNED+++ by the author on title page. Originally published 1963, this edition 1999, containing 1-10 numbered string on copyright page. #A. Signed by Author(s). Book. Bookseller Inventory # 002146