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The Barque of Saviors: Eagle's Passage from the Nazi Navy to the U.S. Coast Guard
In 1936 in Hamburg, a splendid three-masted sailing ship was christened Horst Wessel in the presence of Adolf Hitler and thousands of cheering Nazis. It became a training vessel for naval officers during World War II. After Germany’s defeat, the U.S. Coast Guard found its young crew terrified and half starved. The Coast Guardsmen brought the Germans, so recently their mort ...more
Hardcover, 272 pages
Published November 16th 2001 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
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