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Running the Gauntlet
How Three Giant Liners Carried a Million Men to War
By Satchell, Alister
Descripton: From the publisher: After the United States entered World War II in December 1941, three Cunard White Star liners, Aquitania, Queen Mary, and Queen Elizabeth, began the epic mission of transporting millions of GIs and British Empire troops across the North Atlantic. This gripping story is based on a secret journal kept by the author, a Royal Australian Navy lieutenant who served as the cipher officer aboard the Aquitania for fifty-three of her Atlantic crossings.
From the uboat.net review: Running the Gauntlet is the author's memoir of his wartime service as cipher officer on the Aquitania, placed in the general context of the Battle of the Atlantic, and with mention of wartime incidents on the Queen Mary and Qu ...