Assault from the Sea
Assault from the Sea

MAUND, Loben Edward Harold. Assault from the Sea.

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MAUND, Loben Edward Harold. Assault from the Sea. London, Methuen, [1949].

8vo. Original cloth with illustrated dust-jacket, map endpapers; pp. xiv, [2], 311, numerous plates after spectacular photographs mainly of landing craft and operations, illustrations of vessels in the text; wrapper a bit frayed and rubbed; otherwise a very good copy.
First edition, presentation copy, signed and inscribed by the author, who was Captain of the Ark Royal when sunk. He took a leading part in Operation Husky, the Allied invasion of Sicily, in July 1943. The lessons learned from that operation would become vital for D-day.

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