With the Allies poised for the invasion of Italy, the Germans hold a vital card: a floating dock, the only one in the Adriatic large enough to take a major warship. Moored at a small port near Rimini, it is exposed, vulnerable. It must be destroyed before the Germans can tow it to a safer harbour. Air, surface and conventional submarine attacks are out of the question. Only one team can do the job and still stand a chance of surviving - the crew of HM Midget Submarine XE 51-
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The bestselling novel from the master storyteller of the sea.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 Hardback. Book Condition: Fair. A readable copy of the book which may include some defects such as highlighting and notes. Cover and pages may be creased and show discolouration. Bookseller Inventory # GOR003115955
Book Description Jun 01, 1972. Book Condition: Used: Acceptable. Ex library book, usual markings. Hardback with dust cover. Well read copy with some spine wear but still very useable. Quick dispatch from UK seller. Bookseller Inventory # M06_4193_HX_09/16
Book Description Hutchinson, 1961. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good DJ. 4th impression 1974, very good + hardcover shows light bowing to covers and bit of bumping to corners, in very good - dust jacket (price at flap) that shows light bit of rubbing and soil, light edge wear including bit of wrinkling and tiny closed tears, along with heavy staining to top half portion of front panel and spine and at bottom corner of rear panel that is manily visible at jacket reverse and rear panel. 258 pages. Still an attractive copy of this later impression of Reeman's (Alexander Kent) early work. Bookseller Inventory # 19058
Book Description Hutchinson, 1974. Book Condition: Very Good. Fourth impression. VG condition book with dust jacket. DJ is clean, has fresh colours and has little wear to edges. Book has clean and bright contents. Bookseller Inventory # 9999-9993305331
Book Description Hutchinson, London, 1972. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Reprint. Second Impression. Blue cloth, white lettering on spine. 258pp. Light shelfwear to lower edge of boards. Trace of foxing to closed page edges. Ffep has p/o details and bookstore stamp. Priceclipped DJ has one small tear and light foxing, front panel has partial erasure of black felt pen. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 001804
Book Description Hutchinson, 1974, 1974. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Very Good/Very Good. fiction, D/J PC, 4th impression. Bookseller Inventory # 007551