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Proud Echo by Ronald McKie

Proud Echo by Ronald McKie

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Proud Echo

by Ronald McKie, Illustrated by Frank Norton

Angus and Robertson, 1957, black and white illustrations in text, two-tone illustrated plates, illustrated endpapers, illustrated two-page title page, hardcover, dustjacket

Very Good Condition, a little edge and shelf wear, no inscriptions, dustjacket shows some edge and shelf wear with some rubbing, bumping, creasing and small tears (see photographs)

'On a February night in 1942 the Australian light cruiser Perth and the American heavy cruiser Houston, having survived the disastrous battle of the Java Sea, encountered a strong Japanese convoy moving in to invade Java.  After a fierce engagement with an overwhelming enemy force, both ships were sunk.  Here is the story of a great and terrible battle, as told to the author by those who survived it.' 


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