The Cruel Sea

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Burford Books, 1951 - Fiction - 509 pages
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A powerful novel of the North Atlantic in World War II, this is the story of the British ships Compass Rose and Saltash and of their desperate cat-and-mouse game with Nazi U-boats. First published to great acclaim in 1951, THE CRUEL SEA remains a classic novel of endurance and daring.

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A remarkable tale made so by the author's experiences in the Battle of the Atlantic. The novel read as you might imagine a true story to do. The horrors and tragedies of those times are captured ... Read full review

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Contents

BEFORE THE CURTAIN
3
Skirmishing
79
Graff ling
137
Copyright

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About the author (1951)

Nicholas Monsarrat served in the Royal Navy during World War II and later joined governemnt service. He died in 1979.

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