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Three Corvettes (Cassell Military Paperbacks) by [Monsarrat, Nicholas]
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Nicholas Monsarrat was unquestionably the finest writer on the war at sea, 1939-45. This book features all his writing on the sea, excepting only The Cruel Sea itself and the much later Master Mariner.

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This is how the war at sea really was...

Nicholas Monsarrat's war, in those dark years of 1939-1945, was a ferocious, unforgiving, terrible war: the Battle of the Atlantic. An RNVR officer, he served on His Majesty's corvettes, tough little ships charged with the impossible task of seeing vital convoys safely through the packs of marauding U-boats. Between watches he kept a record of life on board, the good times and the bad, true tales of heroism, fear and all too often death. This was the war at sea as it really was. The three books were sensationally published even while the war raged about him, and make a fascinating prelude to the post-war The Cruel Sea.

Also in this edition are his other short pieces on the sea, including the stories HMS Marlborough Will Enter Harbour and The Ship That Died of Shame. Here is some of the most dramatic literature of the sea ever written, from one of the finest writers of his generation.


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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 1009 KB
  • Print Length: 352 pages
  • Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson; New edition edition (6 September 2012)
  • Sold by: Hachette Book Group (AU)
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00946TPDO
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #140,269 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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