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Hijo no umi

By Monsarrat, Nicholas
(The cruel sea)
1975, Fuji Shuppansha, Tokyo
433 pages
The book is a fiction
book is in Japanese language

Descripton: The story is about convoy escorts, first aboard the corvette H.M.S. Compass Rose, and later on the frigate H.M.S. Saltash. The story follows the men of both ships from 1939 to the end of the war. A movie was based on this book.

- This book has been translated from another language.