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Twelve desperate miles : the epic WWII voyage of the SS Contessa

Author: Tim Brady
Publisher: New York : Broadway Paperbacks, Books, [2012] ©2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First paperback editionView all editions and formats
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November 1942, the largest convoy ever to cross the Atlantic attacked Axis forces in North Africa in the first major battle of the war in Europe. Vital to its mission was a rusty transport out of New Orleans and a gang of ex-cons from a decrepit Virginia jail.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Brady
ISBN: 9780307590381 0307590380
OCLC Number: 805056204
Description: xv, 328 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm
Other Titles: 12 desperate miles
Responsibility: Tim Brady.

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November 1942, the largest convoy ever to cross the Atlantic attacked Axis forces in North Africa in the first major battle of the war in Europe. Vital to its mission was a rusty transport out of New Orleans and a gang of ex-cons from a decrepit Virginia jail.

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