Set sail on a voyage of discovery of significant nautical stories.
These tales diversity from the Napoleonic wars, through ships that traded lower than sail around Cape Horn, to what it used to be prefer to take cost of a boat in Convoy, serve within the force-ends of a submarine or fly a Corsair opposed to the japanese. when you have visible WW1 photo of a boat in dazzle camouflage, there's a description of ways it took place, and the Dunkirk evacuation is movingly depicted. finally there's Uffa Fox's airborne lifeboat: a true masterpiece of layout, and what a guy!
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