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Diary of a Submariner

By de Majnik, John
1996, Asgard Press, Inglewood WA 6052 AUSTRALIA
ISBN 064629492X
Paperback, 93 pages, 1 map, photographs

Descripton: The adventures of the author (a telegraphist) on the Yugoslav submarine HMY Nebojsa and subsequent escape after Yugoslavia's capitulation in 1941. Following his escape the author was posted to HMS Queen Elizabeth, the submarine Rorqual, and later retrained in signals and posted to land-based units. From 1942 onwards the book quickly covers his preparation as a sleeper in Alexandria (waiting for Rommel), subsequent postings and migration to Australia to work on the Snowy Mountain Hydroelectric scheme.

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Allied Warships. HMS Rorqual