The Convoy: Hg-76: Taking the Fight to Hitler's U-Boats


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Osprey Publishing (UK)
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6.0 X 9.3 X 1.3 inches | 1.25 pounds

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About the Author

Angus Konstam is a widely published and highly respected military and naval historian, with numerous books to his credit. A former Royal Naval officer, maritime archaeologist and museum curator, he is also a Fellow of the prestigious Royal Historical Society. Angus is the author of several major books, including his pirate biography Blackbeard, Jutland 1916, The Battle of North Cape and Sovereigns of the Sea - an award-winning study of Renaissance warships. His most recent titles are the highly acclaimed Mutiny on the Spanish Main, and Hunt the Bismarck. For more on the author, please visit


"This gripping story of a vitally important wartime convoy battle is long overdue." --Dan Snow, historian and broadcaster

"Brilliant - one of the most dramatic stories of the Second World War at sea brought meticulously to life." --Dr. Sam Willis, historian and broadcaster

"With his detailed research from many sources, Angus Konstam brings to life the story of the battle around convoy HG76, escorted by the brilliant Commander Johnnie Walker RN." --Vice Admiral Mike Gretton CB CVO, son of escort commander Sir Peter Gretton

"Angus Konstam brings a multi-perspective approach to this highly readable and engrossing account of Convoy HG76." --Captain Patrick Walker CBE RN, grandson of Johnnie Walker RN

"A work of real integrity, his portrayal of this epic struggle brilliantly captures the intensity and drama of this key episode in the Battle of the Atlantic. Simply gripping!" --Captain Bill Oliphant RN, CEO Royal Naval Association