Item Details

Last Action Hero of the British Empire: Commander John Kerans, 1915-1985

Nigel Farndale
Format
Book
Published
London : Short, 2001.
Language
English
Variant Title
Cdr. John Kerans
Cdr John Kerans
Series
Short Lives
ISBN
0571208258 (pbk.)
Summary
In 1949 at the beginning of the Cold War, Cdr John Kerans was called to go to the rescue of a naval frigate, HMS Amethyst. Nick Farndale captures the excitement that surrounded Keran's hour of glory, and the poignancy of his later fall from grace.
Description
96 p. ; 18 cm.
Notes
  • Spine title: Cdr. John Kerans.
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 96).
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic

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