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Alex Devaney is an Independent Publisher, Author and Freelance Writer. Since receiving a Honours Diploma in Freelance and Feature Writing from London School of Journalism, Alex has had numerous articles and case studies published on Military History,MoreAlex Devaney is an Independent Publisher, Author and Freelance Writer. Since receiving a Honours Diploma in Freelance and Feature Writing from London School of Journalism, Alex has had numerous articles and case studies published on Military History, Social History, Biographies and Genealogy.*(4 STARS. AMAZON REVIEW: USA SITE). WW2 CONVOY NAVY BOXSET.Very enjoyable read, thoroughly recommended. A well balanced and put together book, complete with incredible tales of heroism, from both sides of the conflict.ALEX MAIN. *(More Reviews Inside E-book).WW2 Navy Convoy Boxset. 1)Malta Convoy Heroes. 2) Battle of Atlantic Convoy Heroes. 3) Arctic Convoy Heroes. This boxset of three ebooks is from Amazons best selling Quick Download Military History:WW2 Series. Below is a small introduction from each ebook, depicting a famous convoy from world war two. *All e-books have been accurately researched and proof read.1) MALTA CONVOY HEROES. BRAVERY, DEATH & MUTINY ON THE BRISBANE STAR. (WW2 OPERATION PEDESTAL).Five ships from a convoy of fourteen, limped into Malta Harbour, a strategic naval base in the mediterranean, bringing vital supplies to the starving maltese population. The serving officers and seamen on board were hailed as heroes. They had endured heavy bombardment from german dive bombers from the sky and italian submarines from the sea. My grandfather, Thomas Smedley, was a serving seaman on the Brisbane Star and survived to tell the tale. The Malta Convoy (Operation Pedestal) was a joint venture between Allied Forces. This ebook is packed with personal recollections from the crew, battle timeline, details of other ships, photographs and extracts from military reports at the time.2) BATTLE OF ATLANTIC CONVOY HEROES. WW2 TRUE WAR STORY.The Battle of Atlantic was the longest naval campaign in WW2. It began on the day war was declared by Churchill and finished almost 6 years later. A 100 North Atlantic Convoy battles raged across the Atlantic Ocean, including a 1,000 naval engagements: HMS Hood, the Bismarck and US destroyer ‘Rueben James.’ The Western Approaches Operation Centre in Liverpool played a vital role, with plotting tables, maps and the latest intelligence. Plotting a safe passage for the North Atlantic convoys- co-ordinating the latest tactics of aerial combat- charting the position of u-boat encounters. The Battle of the Atlantic was crucial to the outcome of WW2.3) ARCTIC CONVOY HEROES. THE BATTLE OF NORTH CAPE. (The Sinking of the Scharnhorst). WW2 TRUE WAR STORY.During WW2 the arctic convoys endured treacherous weather and heavy bombardment from the Luftwaffe and U-boats, as they sailed perilously close to Nazi occupied Norway. Many ships and seamen were lost at sea, as the convoys brought vital aid to the Russian ports of Archangel and Murmansk. My late father, John Richards, then 20, served on the Fort Astoria, which was part of the JW.55A/JW.55B convoys which led to the Battle of North Cape that climaxed with the sinking of the Scharnhorst.