Shean's first appointment was to HMS Bluebell, a flower class corvette. After fifteen months in the battle of the Atlantic he joined the RN midget submarine flotilla at its inception and saw action in the Atlantic and Pacific. Shean's engineering logical
deductive approach shows clearly as he tackled the problem of cutting nets effectively to allow Xcraft to penetrate defences as those around Tirpitz. 220 x 160mm., pp. 276, black & white plates, glossary, appendices, index, 'UPDATE, June 1998' pasted onto back endpaper. Hard cover in dust jacket. Contents, SIGNED by MAX SHEAN on Title page - no other inscriptions. NEAR FINE.