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The author is a retired officer of the Royal Navy and the grandson of Charles Dickens. He was an active combatant in the war and a captain of several ships including destroyers. Captain Dickens is a skillful writer and researcher and applies his talents in a masterful manner -- this book illustrates how it can and should be done!! The archival research and interviews with British and German participants enhance the meticulous reconstruction of events.
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Book Description IAn Allan Ltd., London, 1974. First edition. Sea Battles in Close-up 9. 12mo 7" tall. Blue boards stamped in silver on spine. 184 pages plus 3 sections of B&W photos printed on slick paper. Maps and plans. 7 chapters. 3 appendices, Biblio. Index, some neat underlining on 3 pages otherwise clean. Tightly bound. Price clipped dust jacket. Very good/ Very Good. Seller Inventory # 023159
Book Description Ian Allan Ltd, Shepperton, Surrey, UK, 1974. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. 184 Pages with Black/White Photos. Book. Seller Inventory # UB-020853