Churchill's Gold

by Follett, James
1993, Mandarin
ISBN 0749304960
Paperback, 223 pages
In early 1941, an American whaleman whose wife was killed in the sinking of the Athenia takes his revenge by sinking a U-boat by ramming. He is then persuaded to use his ship to carry the last of England's wealth, $240 million in gold, from South Africa to England. Through information supplied by a double agent, the Germans learn of this plan and send out a U-boat to waylay the whaler. The rest of the novel is a suspenseful account of the chase. Originally published 1980.

Translations of this title include:


U-330 ja taistelu kullasta

by Follett, James
(U-330 and the battle of gold)
1983, Tammi, Helsinki
ISBN 9513058425
Hardcover, 253 pages

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