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Gunboat Command Books

  • Autor: Anthony Hitchens
  • Editor: Pen
  • Relaese Date: 15 November 2007
  • ISBN: 1844156567
  • Format Book: PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
  • Number of page: 348 pages
  • File Size: 16MB
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Description Gunboat Command de Anthony Hitchens:

This biography draws heavily on the personal diaries of the subject, Robert Hichens (or 'Hitch' as he was universally known). After a brief description of his early life, time at1000Oxford, his motor racing achievements (including trophies at Le Mans in his Aston Martin) and RN training, the book focuses on his exceptional wartime experiences. Hitch was the most highly decorated RNVR officer of the war with two DSOs, three DSCs and three Mentions in Despatches. He was recommended for a posthumous VC. We read of his early days in vulnerable minesweepers and the Dunkirk 'Dynamo' operation, (his first DSC). In late 1940 he joined Coastal Forces serving in the very fast MGBs, soon earning his own command and shortly after command of his Flotilla. He was the first to capture an E-Boat. His successful leadership led to many more successes and his reputation as a fearless and dynamic leader remains a legend today. The book contains detailed and graphic accounts of running battles against the more heavily armed E-boats. Tragically he was killed in action in April 1943, having refused promotion and a job ashore.This book is on the Royal Naval College, Dartmouth official reading list. Specifics of the writer is not found and also has been taken off on the demand of your publisher. You could possibly could possibly be interested in some other publications with the Anthony Hitchens. We had arrived capable of accumulate the vast majority of a lot of iformatsii to suit your needs. Intended for authors: our site would not include open public entry your own textbooks on the internet pages merely starting specifics of the novel. If you feel that this site is usually infringing, be sure to write to all of us over it so if you're the actual article writer of these books, we will promptly eliminate web sites from web-site.


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