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Arctic Convoys 1941-1945 (Kindle)

Aviation Aviation in WWII

By Richard Woodman
Imprint: Pen & Sword Maritime
File Size: 12.8 MB (.mobi)
Pages: 532
Illustrations: 32 black and white
ISBN: 9781526714251
eBook Released: 22nd May 2018


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During the last four years of the Second World War, the Western Allies secured Russian defences against Germany by supplying vital food and arms. The plight of those in Murmansk and Archangel who benefited is now well known, but few are aware of the courage, determination and sacrifice of Allied merchant ships, which withstood unremitting U-boat attacks and aerial bombardment to maintain the lifeline to Russia. In the storms, fog and numbing cold of the Arctic, where the sinking of a 10,000 ton freighter was equal to a land battle in terms of destruction, the losses sustained were huge. Told from the perspective of their crews, this is the inspiring story of the long-suffering merchant ships without which Russia would almost certainly have fallen to Nazi Germany.

Richard Woodman has done an excellent job describing the Arctic Convoys from Churchill’s political decision-making to the stokehold of tramp steamer at Murmansk.

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About Richard Woodman

RICHARD WOODMAN, the well known seaman and writer, is an Elder Brethren of Trinity House, and is perhaps best known for his Nathaniel Drinkwater series of historical naval novels. He has written a considerable body of naval history including acclaimed studies of the Arctic and Malta convoys of the Second World War.

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