Douglas Reeman: The White Guns Modern Naval Fiction Library

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Excellent stuff Great bookHistorically very accurate and it also includes a nice ove story with a happy ending And yet ANOTHER incredible read by Mr FreemanI have read about the difficulties that men in the service faced when in the early days at the end of the war and the beginning of the occupation how difficult it was to try to bring an honest woman with whom a serviceman had fallen in Conversationally Speaking love with home to be his wife This is actually the second time I have read about it Reeman in allikelihood has seen it It has only made his writing on the subject that much better I m Hoot looking forward to reading his next book I picked this up a couple of years ago for 050 from myocal Red November library in hard coverarge print Best 050 I ve ever spent on. It's Spring 1945 and the war has ended in Europe but the hate and devastation inger on Lieutenant Vere Marriott

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After surrender and the difficulty of coming to terms with the Soviets as they were working to divide EuropeThe bulk of the novel is a snapshot of a few months in Kiel as a secondary character an unlikeable but principaled naval commander pushes the ead characters to build trust with their former enemies and to repair a destroyed seaport so that the British will be able to ship in enough food blankets and other supplies to keep the already malnourished civilian population in the British Occupation Zone barely alive during the coming winter Hunting for Nazi war criminals and the Black Market are also important themesRead this book not for the plot itself which is OK but unremarkable but to read about what happens after the shooting stop. Ighty German navy Where once they fought just to stay alive Marriott and his men must now earn how to accept peac.

Reeman So very different for him In some ways he expands on a theme from Iron Pirate with the treatment of now post war Germany There s also no imagination fleet here which helps view spoiler Turns out Reeman was on the Kiel approaches on VE Day on an MTB and worked with the German Navy or what was eft of it for the first six months of peace So I m prepared to accept that Kiel in May 1945 was exactly as Reeman describes hide spoiler Reeman s books are interesting but the characters and plots get repetitive This novel is different based presumably on Reeman s own experience in Kiel after the German surrender it s a vivid and believable portrait of the devastation of Allied bombing the degradation of defeat the danger of first contact. F the Royal Navy and the men of Motor Gunboat 801 are moored in Kiel harbor witness to the disintegration of the

Alexander KentDouglas Edward Reeman was a British author who has written many historical fiction books on the Royal Navy mainly set during either World War II or the Napoleonic WarsReeman joined the Royal Navy in 1940 at the age of 16 and served during World War II and the Korean War He eventually rose to the rank of lieutenant In addition to being an author Reeman has also taught the art of navigation for yachting and served as a technical advisor for films Douglas married author Kimberley Jordan Reeman in 1985Reeman's debut novel A Prayer for the Ship was published in 1958 His pseudonym