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by Douglas Reeman

Author: Douglas Reeman
Language: English
Publisher: William Heinemann Ltd; First Edition edition (June 10, 1991)
Pages: 312 pages
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Rating: 4.3
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Fiction by Douglas Reeman Published by McBooks Press BY DOUGLAS REEMAN Badge of Glory The First to Land The Horizon Dust on the . Killing ground, Douglas Reeman. pages ; cm. - (Modern naval fiction library). ISBN 978-1-59013-679-9 (alk. paper).

Fiction by Douglas Reeman Published by McBooks Press BY DOUGLAS REEMAN Badge of Glory The First to Land The Horizon Dust on the Sea Knife Edge Twelve Seconds to Live. 1. World War, Atlantic Ocean-Fiction.

Beside him a young lance-corporal, from Yorkshire by the sound of it, seemed eager to get as much speed as he could from the much-used vehicle.

Beside him a young lance-corporal, from Yorkshire by the sound of it, seemed eager to get as much speed as he could from the much-used vehicle lengthy journey from Scotland. On the final leg of the trip from Waterloo he had fallen into a deep sleep and had been awakened by a porter tapping his knee to tell him that the train had reached the end of the line.

He is best known for his multi-volume biographies of Robert E. Lee and George Washington, for both of which he was awarded Pulitzer Prizes. Douglas Southall Freeman was born May 16, 1886 in Lynchburg, Virginia, to Bettie Allen Hamner and Walker Burford Freeman, an insurance agent who had served four years in Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia.

Douglas Edward Reeman (15 October 1924 – 23 January 2017), who also used the pseudonym Alexander Kent, was a British author who wrote many historical novels about the Royal Navy.

Douglas Edward Reeman (15 October 1924 – 23 January 2017), who also used the pseudonym Alexander Kent, was a British author who wrote many historical novels about the Royal Navy, mainly set during either World War II or the Napoleonic Wars. Reeman was born in Thames Ditton, Surrey, son of Charles "Percy" and Ada Reeman.

Tasked to protect the vital, threatened Merchant Navy convoys in the Western Approaches, Howard finds himself in the middle of the Battle of the Atlantic-a full-scale war that was a relentless, savage battle against an ever-present enemy and a violent sea in an arena known to embittered survivors simply as the killing ground.

Everyday low prices on a huge range of new releases and classic fiction. If you like Douglas Reeman books this is a rollicking good yarn. He once again conveys the terrible stress of the Royal Navy sailors endured as well as the bravery and terrible risks undertaken by Merchant Navy sailors.

Odds are long for the British destroyers assigned to escort vital northern convoys through the bitter Arctic Sea in the bloodiest days of WWII. Commander Graham Martineau, still haunted by the loss of his ship and crew to Nazi destroyers, must take on a new command: the Tribal Class destroyer Hakka. A novel from the bestselling master storyteller of the sea, Douglas Reeman; he has also written over twenty bestselling novels featuring Richard Bolitho, under the pseudonym Alexander Kent.

The Western Ocean 1942. To the men who fought to protect the vital, threatened Merchat Navy convoys in the Western Approaches, the Battle of the Atlantic was a full-scale war. A relentless, savage war against an ever-present enemy and a violent sea - in an arena known only to its embittered survivors as the killing ground. HMS Gladiator was part of that war. An ordinary, hard-worked destroyer and her company of men.

A novel about the Battle of the Atlantic, seen through both British and German eyes. Those who fought for and against the vital convoys learned respect for each other, but they were united by a common hatred. Under the pseudonyn Alexander Kent, the author also wrote the "Richard Bolitho" novels.