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The Sinking of the "Laconia": A Tragedy in the Battle of the Atlantic [Hardcover]

Frederick Grossmith
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  • Hardcover: 236 pages
  • Publisher: Paul Watkins Publishing (20 Aug 1994)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1871615682
  • ISBN-13: 978-1871615685
  • Product Dimensions: 24.6 x 19.4 x 2 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 587,849 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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This is the story of the sinking of the liner Laconia by a U-boat in 1942. She was carrying troops, civilians and Italian prisoners of war. Rescue was performed by the U-boat concerned and others that were called for assistance.

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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Laconia book 12 Feb 2011
By barbs
Format:Hardcover
The book which I purchased is excellent especially for those interested in WW2 stories. The delivery was speedy and the product arrived in pristine condition.
Well done all involved in this purchase.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Sinking of the Laconia 2 Jun 2014
Format:Hardcover|Verified Purchase
Excellent book gave me the insight I was looking for particularly as it has a family connection and this made it even more compelling
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4.0 out of 5 stars Xmas Present 20 Jan 2012
By Goso
Format:Hardcover
As this was a present for my Father, I can only pass on his comments. Being a former seaman for over 40 years, he's read numerous books on tragedies, this one he gives the thumbs up as an interesting and informative read.
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