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We Captured a U-Boat

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Sidgwick and Jackson, London, 1957, first edition, hardcover with d/w, pp 268 + 8pp b/w plates, 8vo

In May, 1944, United States Navy Task Group 22.3 sailed from Virginia to look for submarines. The group, commanded by Captain Gallery on the aircraft carrier Guadalcanal, just a few weeks later boarded and captured the German submarine U-505 off the coast of Africa, the only time a German submarine had ever been boarded and captured at sea.

The book is in good+ condition. Pages are very clean and unmarked with no inscriptions but with foxing to the edges of the text block. The d/w is in good+ condition with slight shelf wear and chipping to the top of the wrapper. It is not price clipped.

Item details

Author(s):
Gallery, Rear-Admiral Daniel V
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
First edition, 1957
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
268
Publisher:
Sidgwick and Jackson
Title:
We Captured a U-Boat

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Sidgwick and Jackson, London, 1957, first edition, hardcover with d/w, pp 268 + 8pp b/w plates, 8vo

In May, 1944, United States Navy Task Group 22.3 sailed from Virginia to look for submarines. The group, commanded by Captain Gallery on the aircraft carrier Guadalcanal, just a few weeks later boarded and captured the German submarine U-505 off the coast of Africa, the only time a German submarine had ever been boarded and captured at sea.

The book is in good+ condition. Pages are very clean and unmarked with no inscriptions but with foxing to the edges of the text block. The d/w is in good+ condition with slight shelf wear and chipping to the top of the wrapper. It is not price clipped.

Author(s):
Gallery, Rear-Admiral Daniel V
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
First edition, 1957
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
268
Publisher:
Sidgwick and Jackson
Title:
We Captured a U-Boat

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