New PDF release: Admiral Hornblower in the West Indies (Hornblower Saga)

By C. S. Forester

ISBN-10: 0316289418

ISBN-13: 9780316289412

Those exciting stories of high-seas experience within the Napoleonic period, which Winston Churchill discovered "vastly entertaining" and Ernest Hemingway instructed to "every literate I know", are being eagerly embraced through a brand new iteration of readers. again Bay takes excitement in reissuing those vintage stories in good-looking new exchange paperback editions.
-- The Hornblower renaissance is in complete sail with an almost tenfold bring up in revenues: greater than I5O, OOO Hornblower books bought within the first six months of 1999.
-- The A&E tv network's sequence of unique videos in keeping with Hornblower's adventures were enormously profitable -- praised via critics, loved by way of millions of audience, and winner of the Emmy Award for top miniseries.
-- new videos might be premiering within the spring on A&E.
-- Readers and booksellers who recognize Patrick O'Brian's novels relish gaining knowledge of this "new" sequence of nautical experience tales.

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Chadwick was credited with one O O C , and he shared in the destruction of another with 22-year-old Fit Sub-Lt Ronald McNeill Keirstead from Wolfeville, Nova Scotia. Fit Sub-Lt Busby was killed over Ramscapelle by Vfw Georg Strasser of Jasta 17, however, his Camel (N6361) being the first to fall victim to a German fighter. Soar of'Naval 8' was flying a Camel on 11 July when he and Fit SubLt J H Thompson brought down a two-seater of FA (A) 235 east of Izel-le-Hameau. Its pilot, Uffz Max Marczinke, was badly wounded and the rear gunner, Uffz Kurt Priifer, succumbed to his wounds.

A sustained period of bad weather from 1 July seriously inhibited such activity, and the fighter squadrons were instead called upon to carry out low-level strafing attacks on enemy ground forces. Fit Lt Collishaw got things going again on 2 July by destroying a two-seater. That same day Fit Lt Carter transferred in from 'Naval 3' to take charge of 'A' Flight. On the 3rd 'Naval I V Fit Sub-Lt Cecil Guelph Brock, born in Southsea, Hampshire, on 24 May 1897 but residing in Winnepeg, Manitoba, when war broke out, drove a D III down O O C near Tenbrielen.

Parked alongside the fighter is N6290 DIXIE LEE, which Fit Lt Rex A Arnold had used to send an Albatros D III OOC on 3 May, followed by a D V OOC on 13 June for his fifth, and final, success (Fleet JMB/GSL06469) Air Arm Museum Flying Pup N6479, Fall shared his first floatplane with Rochford, Glen, Armstrong and Fit Sub-Lt R F P Abbott, as well as Fit Sub-Lt Ellis of 'Naval 4'. He shared the second with Glen. An hour later Fall shot a D V down in flames for his 11 th victory — a record for the Pup.

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