For Janet and Maurice. who have painted and fished the Hebrides. Read books for free from anywhere and from any device.
For Janet and Maurice. Those who are familiar with the out-islands of the Hebrides will have no difficulty in recognising Laerg, just as those who have served in the Western Isles will appreciate at once the extent to which I am in the Army’s debt for their co-operation. However, in a work of fiction intended to give a picture of the conditions that face men serving in an unusual environment, certain liberties are inevitable. Listen to books in audio format instead of reading.
Hammond Innes was a good, but not great, writer of adventure stories that often centered on exotic or unusual . Atlantic Fury's strength as a novel is the location and Innes' descriptions. The military sends LSTs to retrieve the personnel and equipment
Hammond Innes was a good, but not great, writer of adventure stories that often centered on exotic or unusual locales. The military sends LSTs to retrieve the personnel and equipment. But LSTs are not designed to cross 40 miles of open ocean even in good conditions, and when conditions deteriorate, in St Kilda they deteriorate particularly badly. The only landing site for craft can only be used when the wind is in the right direction, and when the wind veers everything goes wrong.
Open Road Media, 15 нояб. Innes served in the Royal Artillery in World War II, eventually rising to the rank of major. A number of his books were published during the war, including Wreckers Must Breathe (1940), The Trojan Horse (1940), and Attack Alarm (1941), which was based on his experiences as an anti-aircraft gunner during the Battle of Britain. Following his demobilization in 1946, Innes worked full-time as a writer, achieving a number of early successes
I love these older books. Sep 18, 2012 Simon Mcleish rated it liked it.
I love these older books.
As to the effect of a mental or moral shock on a common mind that is quite a legitimate subject for study and description.
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Innes, Hammond; My name’s Ed Lane. Are you by any chance related to a Sergeant Iain Alasdair Ross reported lost when the Duart Castle was torpedoed in February, 1944?’. He was?’ vaguely American accent. Didn’t expect to strike it that fast – you’re only the fifth Ross I’ve telephoned. I’ll be with you inside of an hour. And he’d rung off, leaving me wondering what in the world it was all about
by. Innes, Hammond, 1913-1998. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books.
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But a curious mission takes his brother Donald to the Hebrides to meet a Major Braddock, and he finds the man who was once his brother living a new life in a dead mans name.