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Atlantic torpedo : the record of 27 days in an open boat, following a U-boat sinking

Hawkins, Doris M.1969
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On board the ship were Army, Navy and R.A.F. personnel, service families and a few nursing sisters. Two days out from Freetown on the night of September 12th, 1942 there was a shattering explosion. The ship shivered, stood still and with first a hissing and then a roaring, thrust its stern out of the water and slowly sank. Doris Hawkins was one of the survivors, and this book is the record of her 27 days in an open boat following the U-boat attack. It is a plain, simple account of just what people had to endure during the war and what ruthless submarine warfare means in terms of human suffering.
Main title:
Atlantic torpedo : the record of 27 days in an open boat, following a U-boat sinking / by the only woman survivor, Doris M. Hawkins, S.R.N., S.C.M.
Imprint:
Bath : Cedric Chivers Ltd, 1969
Collation:
48 p. ; 19 cm.
Notes:
Originally published by Victor Gollancz Ltd. This edition reprinted by Cedric Chivers Ltd, Portway, Bath, 1969, at the request of the Library Association.
Language:
English
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