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Dive in the Sun

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With the Allies poised for the invasion of Italy, the Germans hold a vital card: a floating dock, the only one in the Adriatic large enough to take a major warship. Moored at a small port near Rimini, it is exposed, vulnerable. It must be destroyed before the Germans can tow it to a safer harbour. Air, surface and conventional submarine attacks are out of the question. Onl ...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published May 19th 1980 by Arrow (first published January 28th 1976)
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Adriatic, 1940s...Curtis was the pro. He could steer a sub through a saloon and no one would notice. Duncan was the grumbler, more at home in the Aussie Outback than twenty fathoms under the Adriatic. Jervis was the spit-and-polish man, who knew the correct way to die. And George, the Cockney, was the toughest of them all. Four men in the Royal Navy's smallest sub, preparing the way for history's largest invasion. They had three tasks: slip into a closely guarded harbour, attach a time-charge to

Starts out with a Royal Navy crew of 4on a midget submarine in World War II.
V češtině Než přijde smrt..., naprosto úžasná, poutavá kniha, hltala jsem stranu za stranou
Ugh. This probably is the last Reeman I hadn't read, and among the worst. Starts fine; interesting mission, but devolves into a series of sine-wave jeopardies that are solved before they scare. Doesn't help that there's not a single sympathetic character.
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AKA Alexander Kent.
Douglas Edward Reeman (born 15 October 1924, Thames Ditton) is a British author who has written many historical fiction books on the Royal Navy, mainly set during either World War II or the Napoleonic Wars.

Reeman joined the Royal Navy in 1940, at the age of 16, and served during World War II and the Korean War. He eventually rose to the rank of lieutenant. In addition to being a
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