This book tells the dramatic story of how the...
This book tells the dramatic story of how the Royal Navy transformed ordinary citizens into first rate sailors and navy personnel during the Second World War.
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Angus Konstam covers how they were recruited and trained and how they endured life at sea in hostile waters. Told through vivid first hand accounts of life on board, it reveals what it was like to be a sailor navigating, patrolling and fighting in the largest theatre of the war - the vast oceans.
Angus Konstam is a former naval officer, maritime historian and museum professional, and has worked as the Chief Curator of the Mel Fisher Maritime Museum in Key West, Florida.He has written many books about naval history and sailors, from Tudor times to the Second World War.
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