Acting Able Seaman – Hostilities Only

Acting Able Seaman – Hostilities Only

A Memoir

F A Beedie

Paperback

Sometimes sad, sometimes funny, always fascinating – this is the true story of a young man living in extraordinary times.

  • New title
  • ISBN 9781781329313
  • Published Dec 2019
  • Paperback
    210 x 148mm (300 pages)

£10.99

The story starts with a fourteen-year-old boy living with his family in Portsmouth during the Blitz of World War Two. It follows him as he leaves school, finds work and eventually joins the Royal Navy.

We find out about his tough upbringing in Portsmouth surviving hit-and-run bombings by German fighter planes; volunteering for the Royal Navy and enduring the rigour and discipline of training, preparing for D-Day and protecting shipping from pirates in the South China Seas.

Sometimes sad, sometimes funny, always fascinating – this is the true story of a young man living in extraordinary times.

Want to read it in other formats?

This book is also available for a wide range of e-readers including Kindle, Kobo, Nook and iBooks.

“If you’re thinking of self-publishing, I hope you don't go at it alone. With a team like SilverWood behind you, you have the support you need to publish the best work you believe in.”

J A Higgins