For Valour

For Valour

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Odds are long for the British destroyers assigned to escort vital northern convoys through the bitter Arctic Sea in the bloodiest days of WWII. Commander Graham Martineau, still haunted by the loss of his ship and crew to Nazi destroyers, must take on a new command: the Tribal Class destroyer Hakka.
Publisher: Ithaca, N.Y. : McBooks Press ; Blue Ridge Summit, PA : Distributed to the trade by National Book Network, 2005
ISBN: 9781590134481
9781590134498
Branch Call Number: FICTION Ree
Characteristics: 1 online resource (320 pages)
Additional Contributors: Freading (Firm)

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Jun 16, 2010

North Atlantic ... Commander Graham Martineau has been awarded the Victoria Cross for pressing home an attack against impossible odds. Few survived the action, and the crimson ribbon remains a haunting symbol of the sacrifice of ship and men. Now, as captain of the crack tribal class destroyer HMS Hakka, Martineau must once again call from ordinary seamen the ultimate in courage, and prepare to defend to the death the vital convoys in the North Atlantic carrying sustenance for survival to Russia. There is no hiding place in these bitter Arctic seas, where a pitiless enemy awaits a final rendezvous.

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