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  • Published: 24 September 2015
  • ISBN: 9781446494882
  • Imprint: Cornerstone Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 320
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Killing Ground




The bestselling novel from the master storyteller of the sea.

The Western Ocean 1942.

From the bridge of HMS Gladiator, Lieutenant-Commander David Howard's orders were chillingly clear. There could be no mercy.

To the men who fought to protect the vital, threatened Merchat Navy convoys in the Western Approaches, the Battle of the Atlantic was a full-scale war.

A relentless, savage war against an ever-present enemy and a violent sea - in an arena known only to its embittered survivors as the killing ground.

HMS Gladiator was part of that war. An ordinary, hard-worked destroyer and her company of men. Fighting for survival in a war with no rules...

  • Published: 24 September 2015
  • ISBN: 9781446494882
  • Imprint: Cornerstone Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 320
Categories:

About the author

Douglas Reeman

Douglas Reeman did convoy duty in the navy in the Atlantic, the Arctic, and the North Sea. He has written over thirty novels under his own name and more than twenty bestselling historical novels featuring Richard Bolitho under the pseudonym Alexander Kent.

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Praise for Killing Ground

A stirring tale of the Atlantic war ... one can almost smell the sea and the burning oil as Jitler's U-boats wreak havoc

Sunday Express

Vivid naval action at its most authentic

Sunday Times

Mr Reeman writes with great knowledge about the sea and those who sail on it

The Times

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