Captain F.J. Walker did more than any other man to win the Battle of the Atlantic, a vicious and unrelenting struggle which Churchill described as the dominating factor throughout World War Two.
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Book Description Pen & Sword Books Ltd, 1999. Soft cover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Near fine in-creased soft cover,no inscriptions.1999,edition.204pp,with illustrations. Bookseller Inventory # 25207
Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Bookseller Inventory # GOR002056692
Book Description Leo Cooper reprint., 1998. A softback publication of 204 pages with b / w. plates. A near fine copy. Bookseller Inventory # 3251
Book Description Pen and Sword Books Ltd. Paperback. Book Condition: Used; Good. **SHIPPED FROM UK** We believe you will be completely satisfied with our quick and reliable service. All orders are dispatched as swiftly as possible! Buy with confidence!. Bookseller Inventory # mon0001548937
Book Description Pen & Sword Books Ltd, Trowbridge, Wilshire, Uk, 1997. Soft cover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Nodamage From Past Owners, Not A Former Library Book, Not A Remainder Or Book Club, Soft Cover .Date Penciled To The Half Title Page. Captain F J Walker, Rn, Did More Than Any Other Man At Sea To Win The Battle Of The Atlantic, A Vicious And Unrelenting Struggle Which Churchill Described As The Dominating Factor Throughout World War Two. He Was A Formidable Figure And One Of The Greatest Fighting Captains In The History Of The Royal Navy, Sinking Twenty U-Boats. For This He Was Awarded A Cb And Four Dsos, Only The Second Man In The History Of The Royal Navy To Receive This Award Four Times. A Month After D-Day, Exhausted By His Continuous Actions At Sea Against The Enemy And His Successful Exertions To Keep The U-Boats Out Of The English Channel To Ensure The Safe Passage Of The Allied Landings At D-Day, He Went Ashore In Liverpool After A Patrol. His Ships And The Men He Had Trained And Inspired Were Already Back At Sea When He Died On The 9 July, 1944, Aged 48. His Ships Went On To Sink Another Nine U-Boats, Bring His Flotillas' Total Up To Twenty-Nine, Before The U-Boat Fleet Finally Surrendered. Fifteen Of Which Were Sunk By Walker's Own Ship, Hms Starling. Key Selling Points: *The Fighting Captain Won Third Prize In The 'King George Book Of The Sea Award In 1994'. *First Pen & Sword Paperback Edition Of Bestselling Hardback Published By Leo Cooper In 1994. *This Is An Incredible First Hand Account Of Walker's Career By His Gunnery Officer On Hms Starling, Walker's Own Ship. Author Details: Alan Burn Was The Gunnery Officer On Captain F J Walker's Own Ship Hms Starling Throughout The Battle Of The Atlantic. He Has Used His Own Account Of The Events Which He Wrote Shortly After They Happened And Captain Walkers' Official Reports Of Proceedings. He Now Lives In Ormesby, Cleveland. All Books Shipped Within 24 Hours With U.S. Postal Service Delivery Confirmation, Each Order Is Packaged In A New Box With Bubble Wrap, And Always Your Satisfaction Is Guaranteed. Bookseller Inventory # 018991
Book Description Pen & Sword Books Ltd, 1998. Soft cover. Book Condition: Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Crease across front cover. Raffles Bookstore Norfolk All orders normally dispatched within one working day. We will gladly supply further images or more information if required. Discounts available for multiple orders. Bookseller Inventory # Fld22
Book Description Leo Cooper, 1998. Soft cover. Book Condition: Fine. Fine un-creased soft cover.1998,edition.204pp,with illustrations. Bookseller Inventory # 08820
Book Description UK: Leo Cooper, 1998 0850525551, 1998. 1998 edition paperback. The book measures 23.5cm x 15.5cm, has 262 pages and is illustrated with b&w photographs. Binding and contents are in very good order - a very nice copy. VG. Bookseller Inventory # 17868
Book Description Barnsley: Leo Cooper, 1999. Large format paperback reprint. pp. xx, 204. 24 black & white illustrations from photographs. 3 maps in line. A near fine copy in the original pictorial card covers. The author served under Walker and has brought authenticity to this account. Bookseller Inventory # 3134