Author:CAPTAIN G.P.D. PEASE, ROYAL MARINE

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1939 - 1940 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT DIARY DETAILING THE ONSET OF WORLD WAR II AND THE ROYAL NAVY'S RUSH TO ENGAGE THE ENEMY FROM THE UNIQUE PERSPECTIVE OF A CAPTAIN OF THE ROYAL MARINES

By: CAPTAIN G.P.D. PEASE, ROYAL MARINE

Price: $2,485.99

Publisher: ABOARD THE HMS HERMES, 1939

Seller ID: 0002008

Condition: Good


On offer is a sensational 1939 to 1940 manuscript relic of Britain's naval war with Germany at the immediate outset of World War II being an original diary handwritten by Captain G.P.D. Pease, Royal Marine aboard the ill-fated HMS Hermes. The diary begins October 7th a mere month after the declarations of war between England and Germany 1939 with sporadic entries from October until mid-December and then another long entry in June of 1940 covering 19 folio sized 8" x 13" pages. [Two later pages have damage as if glued pictures were removed with some small loss but not terrible.] The shi... View more info