During WWI and WWII more than 400 passenger ships were sunk following torpedo strikes, surface shellfire, aerial bombardment, or scuttling. Here are details of every deep-sea passenger carrying vessel lost either in regular commercial service or in temporary auxiliary duties. Year-by-year chapters for 1914-18 and 1939-45 contain ships name, year built, owner, builder, tonnage, length, engine type, description of the incident providing date, position, circumstances, cause and number of casualties.
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In recent years David Williams has traveled extensively around Germany and Austria to interview former Luftwaffe pilots and their families in the course of his research into German fighter operations during World War II. He has gathered a substantial collection of documentation and photographs. He is the author of Hunters of the Reich: Day Fighters (pub 2002) for which he worked closely with five leading German fighter pilots, and a similar biographical study, Hunters of the Reich: Night Fighters (pub 2003). He is married and lives in the west of England.
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Book Description Haynes Publishing, 1997. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P111852605650
Book Description Haynes Publishing, 1997. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. First. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX1852605650