An exciting and revealing account of one of least known episodes in the naval history of the Second World War.
Ian Dear is the editor of The Oxford Companion to World War II and the second edition of The Oxford Companion to Ships and the Sea, and he has written a number of books on military and maritime subjects, including Enterprise to Endeavour: The J-Class Yachts, The Ropner Story, Sabotage and Subversion, and Spy and Counterspy. He was educated at The Nautical College, Pangbourne, and the Royal Naval College, Greenwich. After serving in the Royal Marines he worked in the film industry and book publishing before becoming a full time writer in 1979.
All true, but reads like a very imaginative and exciting novel. The
author has done the Tug Service proud. * Work Boat World *
A fine collection of stories that deserve to be told, and that has been told ably in this new book. Highly recommended. * Firetrench *