Terence Robertson - The Golden Horseshoe 1970

Terence Robertson - The Golden Horseshoe 1970

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3rd printing used and in very good condition including the b&W photographs. pages slightly discoloured

The Golden Horseshoe is titled from the emblem hung on the conning tower of U-99. Terence Robertson discovered that her famous captain, thought to be dead, was still living; and this book was written in close collaboration with him. Kretschmer combined brilliant action with a reputation among his victims for waging war with honour and humanity. After his capture in 1941 by Captain Macintyre of the destroyer Walker, he was sent to a prisoner-of-war camp in Canada; from behind the wire he soon organised an espionage group which built a radio transmitter and sent a stream of important information to Germany