Book Review: Ghost Ships of Archangel

Ghost Ships of Archangel By William Geroux ISBN 9780525557463 Viking/Random House 2019 Account of life on the ships, both mercantile and of the close escort of Convoy PQ-17. The convoy was a result of complicated communications between Stalin, Churchill and Roosevelt about support for a Russia beset at the time by German invasion. The ships of the convoy sailed from Iceland in the summer of 1942. As most learned people know, the summer sun never sets in the Arctic. This would place the convoy in full view of German aircraft,…

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