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Sixty Minutes for St.George By Alexander Fullerton

Sixty Minutes for St.George by Alexander Fullerton

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Personal family drama and gripping naval acton - second reissue in a classic naval series covering the years 1914 to 1945.

Sixty Minutes for St.George Summary

Sixty Minutes for St.George by Alexander Fullerton

The raid on Zeebrugge is the climax of this thrilling and authentic novel, the second in Alexander Fullerton's series of novels featuring young sub-lieutenant Nick Everard. On St George's Day, 23 April 1918 the Royal Navy launched a desperate assault on the German base of Zeebrugge. In the sixty minutes from touchdown to withdrawal, eleven VCs were won and hundreds lay dead or wounded. Churchill said the raid 'may well rank as the finest feat of arms of the Great War'. Alexander Fullerton's descriptions of minelaying operations, coastal patrols in foul Channel weather and the savagery of clashes with enemy destroyers are heightened by his outstanding ability to recreate the war as it was felt and lived.

Sixty Minutes for St.George Reviews

'His action passages are superb, and he never puts a period foot wrong' OBSERVER 'The research is unimpeachable and the scent of battle quite overpowering' SUNDAY TIMES

About Alexander Fullerton

Alexander Fullerton, formerly a submarine officer and Russian interpreter, has many novels to his credit, and his nine-volume Everard series has secured his reputation as the finest of modern writers about naval warfare. He died in February 2008.

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Sixty Minutes for St.George by Alexander Fullerton
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