The Childrens' Story of the War (of 10) Volume 2

The Childrens' Story of the War (of 10) Volume 2

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Excerpt: ...men knew that she had been victorious. She had a great reception; the crews of the warships in the 170 harbour cheered her again and again, and Lieutenant-Commander Horton was playfully dubbed by his comrades "The Double-toothed Pirate." The Exploit of E9: the Sinking of the Hela. On 20th September came the news of a serious misfortune. Since the outbreak of war H.M.S. Pegasus had been working from Zanzibar along the coast of German East Africa. She had destroyed the port of Dar-es-Salaam, 89 and had sunk a German gunboat and a floating dock. At 5 a.m. on the morning of Sunday, 20th September, she was lying at anchor in Zanzibar harbour, cleaning her boilers and repairing her machinery. Suddenly the German cruiser Kshow more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 195g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236721888
  • 9781236721884