Gray Ghost: The R.M.S. Queen Mary at War

Gray Ghost: The R.M.S. Queen Mary at War by Steve Harding epub pdf fb2

Title: Gray Ghost: The R.M.S. Queen Mary at War
Author: Steve Harding
ISBN10: 0933126263
ISBN13: 978-0933126268
Publisher: Pictorial Histories Publishing Co. (December 1982)
Language: English
Subcategory: Military
Size PDF: 1479 kb
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Pages: 92 pages
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Gray Ghost: The R.M.S. Queen Mary at War by Steve Harding


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The outbreak of the Second World War on September 3, 1939, found the R.M.S. Queen Mary nearing the end of her 143rd Atlantic crossing. She had sailed from Southampton four days earlier with a record 2,332 passengers aboard, the vast majority of whom were Americans hoping to escape the general European holocaust that suddenly seemed inevitable. Now those halcyon days of shipboard galas and sumptuous banquets, of celebrity passengers and trans-Atlantic speed records was over. The world was at war.