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Barrie Pitt
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Special Boat Squadron

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Unknown Binding, 212 pages
Published January 1st 1983 by Century Pub
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Joseph
Oct 01, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: british, war, military
Special Boat Squadron by Barrie Pitt is the history of the secretive Special Boat Squadron (SBS). Pitt was well known as a military historian and editor of Purnell’s History of the Second World War and History of the First World War. His publications include Coronel and Falkland, Churchill and the Generals and The Crucible of War, a trilogy covering the North African campaign of the Second World War. He was born in Galway and later lived near Ilminster in Somerset. Pitt also served in the SBS.

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John Purvis
Mar 20, 2017 rated it really liked it
“Special Boat Squadron” eBook was published in 2016 (original paper edition in 1983) and was written by Barrie Pitt. Mr. Pitt published eight books.

I received an ARC of this novel through https://www.netgalley.com in return for a fair and honest review. I categorize this novel as ‘PG’ because it contains scenes of Violence. The story is set throughout the Mediterranean during the years of World War II.

This book tells how the British Special Boat Squadron was formed and details many of the acti
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Barrie Pitt, who died on April 15 aged 87, was a highly capable editor of popular histories, and the workmanlike author of The Crucible of War, a vivid three-volume account of the desert war.

Under the overall editorship of Sir Basil Liddell-Hart, he was responsible for the first major part-work, Purnell's History of the Second World War, a 96-instalment mass circulation series which was launched i
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