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K Boat Catastrophe: Eight Ships and Five Collisions: The full story of the ‘Battle’ of the Isle of May Hardcover – Illustrated, July 19, 2009

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"…an interesting read which goes into the personalities and politics of a weapons system which was unloved and feared by their crews."
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NA ‘Tank’ Nash CBE was educated at Latymer Upper School before entering the catering industry with J Lyons and Co Ltd. He enlisted in the Honourable Artillery Company in 1957 and served until conscripted for National Service in 1960; he was a member of the Army Catering Corps for thirty years, rising to the rank of Brigadier. He resigned his commission in 1991. For thirty-three years, from 1973, he wrote humour under the pen name ‘Sustainer’ and his work was published internationally in a variety of military journals. His books for Pen and Sword include K Boat Catastrophe, ‘Strafer’ Gott – Desert General, Chitral Charlie – The Rise and Fall of Major General Charles Townshend and Valour in the Trenches.

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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Pen and Sword Maritime; Illustrated edition (July 19, 2009)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Hardcover ‏ : ‎ 224 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1844159841
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1844159840
  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 1.41 pounds
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 6.2 x 0.8 x 9.3 inches
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