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Last Lift from Crete, Paperback / softback Book

Last Lift from Crete Paperback / softback

Part of the Nicholas Everard Naval Thrillers series

Paperback / softback

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Crete, May 1941. Against all odds the Everards must survive a relentless Luftwaffe assault.The situation is dire for British forces in the Mediterranean.

Their ships, with no air cover, have to run the gauntlet of 2,000 German bombers; and can only lick their wounds under cover of darkness. Nick Everard commands the destroyer Tuareg as it ventures well inside Stuka territory.

There they are ordered to evacuate a body of troops, plus an Australian field hospital and thirty nurses, from right under the Germans' noses.

The soon-decimated flotilla has to make it round the Aegean, then out of Crete - but only a miracle can save them!Last Lift from Crete combines gripping personal drama with incredible naval action, and is a must-read for fans of Alistair MacLean and C.

S. Forester. Praise for Alexander Fullerton'Impeccable in detail and gripping in impact' Irish Independent'His action passages are superb and he never puts a period foot wrong' Observer'The research is unimpeachable and the scent of battle quite overwhelming' Sunday Times

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