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The Stick and the Stars

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British submarine commander in WWII
Hardcover, 192 pages
Published 1958 by Hutchinson
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Jesse Callaghan
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Classic submariners autobiography, very British in terms of style. Includes a reasonable amount of technical/tactical information and some fairly humorous comments.
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Commander William Donald Aelian "Bill" King, DSO*, DSC, RN

Graduate of the Royal Naval College, Dartmouth. A submarine skipper during WWII, his commands include HMS Snapper (1939–40), HMS Trusty (1941), and HMS Telemachus (1943–45). He was the only Royal Navy submarine captain to serve from the very beginning to the very end of the war, in addition to later becoming the longest living.

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