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H.M.S. Ulysses

By MacLean, Alistair
1959, William Collins, London
ISBN 0385041837
The book is a fiction

Descripton: This is a classic that tells the story of a convoy heading towards Murmansk in winter 1943. The book describes the conditions in which the convoy men had to survive. Lots of U-boat action. Highly recommended!

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From the review: This is an excellent, but extremely dark, book. Based on the author's wartime experiences, and written by him in a cathartic few weeks, it combines a PQ-17-like situation with an exhausted crew whose poor morale has ...
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