Winged Estcort from the bestselling author of WWll sea adventure, including the hugely popular Bolitho novels written under the pseudonym Alexander Kent. As the grim years of the Second World War go by, the destruction of Allied shipping mounts. Out of the terrible loss of men and ships, the escort carrier is born. At twenty-six, fighter pilot Tim Rowan, RNVR, is already a veteran of many campaigns. Now he joins the escort carrier, GROWLER, a posting which takes him first to the bitter waters of the Arctic and all the misery of convoy duty to Murmansk, and then south to the Indian Ocean and the strange new terror of the Japanese Kamikaze. . .Altogether it looked like a blueprint for waritself. Rowan glanced at Cotter, the young New Zealander. There was no sign of uncertainty or doubt. More like excitement. Aboyin a toyshop before Christmas. Buchanwalkedslowly tothe chart, hisanbsp;...
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