L' affaire du Laconia, 12 septembre 1942

by - Peillard, Léonce
(The Laconia Affair, September 12, 1942)
1988, Robert Laffont, Paris
ISBN 2221034392
268 pages
This book gives a general account of the Laconia Affair. This was a very unusual case in which 3 German U-boats were attacked by a US B-24 Liberator bomber while flying the Red Cross and trying to rescue hundreds of Italian POWs and others from drowning. Revised and expanded edition of book first published in 1961.



Translations of this title include:

The Laconia Affair

by - Peillard, Léonce
1963, Putnam
ISBN 0553230700
270 pages
This book gives a general account of the Laconia Affair. This was a very unusual case in which 3 German U-boats were attacked by a US B-24 Liberator bomber while flying the Red Cross and trying to rescue hundreds of Italian POWs and others from drowning. This book was also published under the title "U-boats to the Rescue."

 

Affäre Laconia

by - Peillard, Léonce
(The Laconia affair)
1963, Neff Verlag Stuttgart
This book gives a general account of the Laconia Affair. This was a very unusual case in which 3 German U-boats were attacked by a US B-24 Liberator bomber while flying the Red Cross and trying to rescue hundreds of Italian POWs and others from drowning.

 

Katastrofa Laconie

by - Peillard, Léonce
(The Laconia Affair)

Hardcover, no photos or illustrations
This book gives a general account of the Laconia Affair. This was a very unusual case in which 3 German U-boats were attacked by a US B-24 Liberator bomber while flying the Red Cross and trying to rescue hundreds of Italian POWs and others from drowning. This book was published in the early 1970s (almost unbelievable - published during the period of strictest Communist rule!) and can sometimes be found in public libraries.

 


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