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At dawn, they saw her masts on the horizon and immediately prepared for battle. They were up against a formidable foe; the Admiral Graf Spee had already sunk nine British merchant ships in the South Atlantic. Now, her modern prototype diesel engines were set at maximum power and she was heading straight for them at full speed...

Read about the Royal Navy’s determined hunt for the enemy battleship Graf Spee in the South Atlantic; Germany`s lethal U Boats and the Battle of the Atlantic; and the sinking of the Bismarck by the Royal Navy in this 3 in 1 True Combat Compendium. Three accounts filled with the courage of war, and interwoven with first hand experiences that take you into the heart of battle.

Short, sharp, and true to life, Chronicles of War describe the battles and relate the close-up combat experiences of World War II in an exciting, quick to read format. Each title in the series provides gripping, unforgettable insights into the minute by minute confrontations, extreme heroism and terrible brutality of the greatest conflict the world has ever known.

INCLUDED: Hunting Down the Graf Spee.  German U Boats and the Battle of the Atlantic. The Sinking of the Bismarck.

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    Cruel Seas (True Combat)

    Expensive for what is 3 short essays.

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    Cruel seas

    Learnt a few things but too abridged for an adult reader. perhaps ok as an introductory text. I cannot wite 100 characters about this book, remove this silly requirement please!!

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    Bit short

    Made too simple more a narrative than a book .much better books out than this. It will be better if each one is given more detail. It seems so simplistic, and takes the bravery of all involved away.

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    Not worth it

    A few paragraphs on each of 3 major war events. At best, it is a précis or high school paper.

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