Churchill's Gold

by Follett, James
1993, Mandarin
ISBN 0749304960
In early 1941, an American whaleman whose wife was killed in the sinking of the Athenia takes his revenge by sinking a U-boat by ramming. He is then persuaded to use his ship to carry the last of England's wealth, $240 million in gold, from South Africa to England. Through information supplied by a double agent, the Germans learn of this plan and send out a U-boat to waylay the whaler. The rest of the novel is a suspenseful account of the chase. Originally published 1980.

Translations of this title include:


U-330 ja taistelu kullasta

by Follett, James
(U-330 and the battle of gold)
1983, Tammi, Helsinki
ISBN 9513058425
Hardcover, 253 pages

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