Gunboat Command: The Biography of Lieutenant Commander Robert Hichens DSO* DSC** RNVR

Gunboat Command: The Biography of Lieutenant Commander Robert Hichens DSO* DSC** RNVR


This biography draws heavily on the personal diaries of the subject, Robert Hichens (or ‘Hitch’ as he was universally known). The book contains detailed and graphic accounts of running battles. Tragically ‘Hitch’ was killed in action in April 1943, having refused promotion and a job ashore.

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