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The Torch Bearers By Alexander Fullerton

The Torch Bearers

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A classic of naval fiction - the eighth in Alexander Fullerton's nine-volume Nicholas Everard series (1914-45).
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The Torch Bearers: Number 8 in series by Alexander Fullerton

It is the autumn of 1942; Captain Sir Nicholas Everard has a convoy to escort, a big, slow convoy with just one destroyer, two corvettes and a few trawlers to protect it. U-boat pack commander Max Looff can hardly believe his luck. His nerve is going and he knows it: but now he has a chance in a million to annihilate an entire convoy and win the Fuhrer's highest approbation. Like trailing a lump of raw meat across shark-infested waters - that was the idea. For while Looff's U-boats devour Nick's convoy, the 'Torch' invasion forces slip safely through the Gibraltar Strait. But then the sacrificial convoy is joined by a limping passenger ship that might have Kate on board - his own newly-wedded wife in a doomed convoy, U-boat bait...

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The Torch Bearers Reviews


'His action passages are superb and he never puts a period foot wrong' - The Observer 'The accuracy and flair of Forester at his best' - Irish Times

About Alexander Fullerton


Alexander Fullerton's first novel SURFACE! Sold half a million copies and the Nicholas Everard series of navel adventures secured his reputation as 'the admiral of the moderns'.

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GOR001289378
The Torch Bearers: Number 8 in series by Alexander Fullerton
Alexander Fullerton
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Little, Brown & Company
2001-05-10
384
0316852961
9780316852968
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