As a very young naval officer at the end of World War II, Alan Ross had the job, with a handful of even younger marines, of delivering a surrendered German U-boat into Russian hands in Tallinn. The German crew were inevitably reluctant to submit to this order, but Ross prevailed and he saved their lives. Almost half a century later, he goes back to Tallinn to complete a strange friendship that had in the interim developed with the U-boat commander. This revisitation of an old memory is the opening of the fourth volume of memoirs of Alan Ross. The earlier books include "The Emissary", "Coastwise Lights" and "After Pusan".
Published: in UK in 1997
Publisher: The Harvill Press
ISBN 13: 9781860464317
ISBN 10: 1860464319
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