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The Resource Churchill's thin grey line : British merchant ships at war 1939-1945, Bernard Edwards

Churchill's thin grey line : British merchant ships at war 1939-1945, Bernard Edwards

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Churchill's thin grey line : British merchant ships at war 1939-1945
Title
Churchill's thin grey line
Title remainder
British merchant ships at war 1939-1945
Statement of responsibility
Bernard Edwards
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The first British casualties of the Second World War were not members of either the Royal Navy, the Army or the Royal Air Force but British merchant seamen on the liner Athenia, torpedoed by U-30 on 3 September 1939. For the duration of the War Britain s merchant fleet performed a vital role, carrying the essential supplies that kept the country running during the darkest days and then made victory possible. Their achievements came at a terrible cost with 2,535 British ocean-going merchant ships being sunk and, of the 185,000 men and women serving in the British Merchant Navy at the time, 36,749 sacrificed their lives. A further 4,707 were wounded and 5,720 ended up in prisoner of war camps. Their casualty rate of 25 percent was second only to RAF Bomber Command s. Using casebook examples, this well researched book tells the inspiring story of those brave civilian volunteers who fought so gallantly to defend their ships and the cargoes."--Publisher description
Member of
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1926-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Edwards, Bernard
Dewey number
940.5/45941
Index
index present
LC call number
D771
LC item number
.E373 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Churchill, Winston
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Merchant marine
  • Churchill, Winston
  • HISTORY
  • Merchant marine
  • Great Britain
Label
Churchill's thin grey line : British merchant ships at war 1939-1945, Bernard Edwards
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The Gloves Come Off -- Abukir 28.05.40
  • 5.
  • Second Time Unlucky -- Clan Macphee 16.08.40
  • 6.
  • The Jolly Boat -- Anglo Saxon 21.08.40
  • 7.
  • A Tramp Hits Back -- Newton Pine 13.12.40
  • 8.
  • Return to War -- Otaio 28.08.41
  • 9.
  • Machine generated contents note:
  • Beyond Capricorn -- Kirkpool 10.04.42
  • 10.
  • A Meeting by Moonlight -- Athelknight 27.05.42
  • 11.
  • The Winston Special -- Clan Ferguson 12.08.42
  • 12.
  • Voyage not Completed -- Viking Star 25.08.42
  • 13.
  • Voices from the Past -- Peterton 17.09.42
  • 14.
  • 1.
  • Pastures New -- Aldington Court 31.10.42
  • 15.
  • The Fleet Oiler -- Scottish Heather 27.12.42
  • 16.
  • The Exile -- Congella 21.10.43
  • 17.
  • OHMS -- Fort Buckingham 20.01.44
  • 18.
  • Convoy to Russia -- Fort Bellingham 26.01.44
  • 19.
  • Curtain Up -- Athenia 03.09.39
  • Death on the Equator -- Khedive Ismail 12.02.44
  • 2.
  • The Gentleman Pirate -- Royal Sceptre 05.09.39
  • 3.
  • The Honeymoon Continues -- Cheyenne 15.09.39
  • 4.
Control code
1035429655
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781526711687
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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d7617045-2a92-4805-a807-170b5e71eea5
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1035429655
Label
Churchill's thin grey line : British merchant ships at war 1939-1945, Bernard Edwards
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The Gloves Come Off -- Abukir 28.05.40
  • 5.
  • Second Time Unlucky -- Clan Macphee 16.08.40
  • 6.
  • The Jolly Boat -- Anglo Saxon 21.08.40
  • 7.
  • A Tramp Hits Back -- Newton Pine 13.12.40
  • 8.
  • Return to War -- Otaio 28.08.41
  • 9.
  • Machine generated contents note:
  • Beyond Capricorn -- Kirkpool 10.04.42
  • 10.
  • A Meeting by Moonlight -- Athelknight 27.05.42
  • 11.
  • The Winston Special -- Clan Ferguson 12.08.42
  • 12.
  • Voyage not Completed -- Viking Star 25.08.42
  • 13.
  • Voices from the Past -- Peterton 17.09.42
  • 14.
  • 1.
  • Pastures New -- Aldington Court 31.10.42
  • 15.
  • The Fleet Oiler -- Scottish Heather 27.12.42
  • 16.
  • The Exile -- Congella 21.10.43
  • 17.
  • OHMS -- Fort Buckingham 20.01.44
  • 18.
  • Convoy to Russia -- Fort Bellingham 26.01.44
  • 19.
  • Curtain Up -- Athenia 03.09.39
  • Death on the Equator -- Khedive Ismail 12.02.44
  • 2.
  • The Gentleman Pirate -- Royal Sceptre 05.09.39
  • 3.
  • The Honeymoon Continues -- Cheyenne 15.09.39
  • 4.
Control code
1035429655
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781526711687
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
d7617045-2a92-4805-a807-170b5e71eea5
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1035429655

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