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First published in England, this is the highly controversial book banned in 1967. Detailing the fate of 35 Allied ships destined for the Barents Sea, ...Show synopsisFirst published in England, this is the highly controversial book banned in 1967. Detailing the fate of 35 Allied ships destined for the Barents Sea, Irving reveals the blundering that doomed the convoy and caused him to be sued for libel.Hide synopsis
Description:Good. Clean, unmarked pages. Good binding and cover. Hardcover....Good. Clean, unmarked pages. Good binding and cover. Hardcover. United States Naval Academy library stamps and markings. Cocked. Ships daily.
Description:VG, no DJ, clean, tight binding, name on paste down & endpaper....VG, no DJ, clean, tight binding, name on paste down & endpaper. Black cloth boards and spine with gilt lettering, first edition (not stated) hardcover. 337 + xiv pp incl introduction, contents, list of illustrations, the cost of Convoy PQ 17, appendices I & II, source notes and an index. + 28 pp of B&W photos. 5.75x8.5 inches.
Description:Good in Good jacket. Hardcover. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Edge and...Good in Good jacket. Hardcover. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Edge and corner wear to the dj, scuffed and scratched, chipping at the corners and edges, interior of the dj is stained, some light outer page edge soil, corners are lightly bumped and rubbed, overall a clean readable used copy! Dj is nicely preserved in a brand new protective mylar plastic cover! 337 very clean, unmarked and uncreased historical pages of text and 20 pages of historical black and white photographs! "On 27 June 1942, on the eve of Stalingrad, a vast convoy of thirty-five ships left Iceland for the long voyage to Russia, carrying a precious cargo of military equipment to the beleaguered Russians. It was escorted by a powerful fleet of Allied vessels, including battleships and aircraft carriers, but these were soon withdrawn. In London, Winston Churchill brooded endlessly over their safe arrival. In Moscow, Stalin----enraged by the delay of Anglo-American assistance----waited impatiently for this tangible proof of Allied support....."
Description:Good in Good jacket. 4to-over 9¾"-12" tall. Controversial...Good in Good jacket. 4to-over 9¾"-12" tall. Controversial account of this naval disaster of World War II. Fearing an engagement with German surface ships, the British Admiralty ordered this convoy to disperse. Thus making these ships vulnerable to the numerous German submarines in the area. Out of 35 merchant vessels, only 11 arrived in Russia. This is the 1968 editiion, prior to the author's libel trial, after which he was ordered to pay damages and the book to be withdrawn.
Description:Very Good. Simon and Schuster, HC with DJ, 1968, book club...Very Good. Simon and Schuster, HC with DJ, 1968, book club edition. Clean, solid binding, light wear on book, edge wear on DJ, small sticker remnant on front cover, NLHC. Check my store for other military history titles.
Description:BCE edition. G/G Water stain inside dj-no tears tight HC copy...BCE edition. G/G Water stain inside dj-no tears tight HC copy list illust, maps, facsimiles 8. 5 by 5. 5" HC black binding 337 pgs includes index.
Description:Good jacket. Very Good in Good clipped dust jacket. Used with NO...Good jacket. Very Good in Good clipped dust jacket. Used with NO markings in text. Deckle edged text block. Pasadena's finest independent new and used bookstore.
PQ17 provides an insight into one very important aspect of the war effort and presents a great sketch as to the psychological profile of both the Nazi and British governments re: warfare. Both enemies are amazingly unwilling to expose their capital ships despite the value of a convoy estimated to be ...
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