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The Island Queenby Dolman Scott

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The Island Queen is a fascinating true tale of an unprecedented pleasure excursion that occurred in the Caribbean during World War 2. The story centres on the period, lifestyles and how warfare impacted on an island nation. The August Bank Holiday weekend of 1944 guaranteed a much needed diversion from the mundane norms of everyday survival routines. And the majority looked forward to engaging in various sporting and merrymaking activities. The publicised voyage of partying on the schooner Island Queen scheduled to begin on 5th August 1944 promised to be the most pleasurable event of the entire weekend. And the send-off was triumphant. The illustrative unfolding of a highly anticipated journey grips the imagination with equal measures of intensity and intrigue.
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Product Details
Language(s): English Published, English Original Language, English Unknown
Brand: Dolman Scott
Manufacturer: Dolman Scott Ltd
Publisher: Dolman Scott Ltd
SKU/MPN/Model: black & white illustrations
EAN Code(s): 9781909204690
UPC Code(s): Unknown
Author(s): Jean Bovell
Edition: 1st
Item Weight: 218g

The Island Queen is a fascinating true tale of an unprecedented pleasure excursion that occurred in the Caribbean during World War 2. The story centres on the period, lifestyles and how warfare impacted on an island nation. The August Bank Holiday weekend of 1944 guaranteed a much needed diversion from the mundane norms of everyday survival routines. And the majority looked forward to engaging in various sporting and merrymaking activities. The publicised voyage of partying on the schooner Island Queen scheduled to begin on 5th August 1944 promised to be the most pleasurable event of the entire weekend. And the send-off was triumphant. The illustrative unfolding of a highly anticipated journey grips the imagination with equal measures of intensity and intrigue.
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