HMS Dido - A Tiff's Tale, by Eric Jeffs
Book published by Arthur H. Stockwell in 2005, 64 pages. Hardback with Dust Jacket (N4754P1)
From the rear side cover: When Germany surrendered its navy in May 1945, it did so aboard HMS Dido - a fitting reward for the gallant cruiser. She had seen action in many of the major naval engagements in the Mediterranean and North Atlantic (a war-service record that is second to none). However, she rarely receives a mention in any World War II publications. Eric Jeffs proudly served aboard HMS Dido (September 1940 – January 1946), and his fond recollections do great justice to one of the Royal Navy’s ‘forgotten’ heroines.
HMS Dido was a Royal Navy light cruiser (and was the name ship of this class of cruiser). She was built by Cammell Laird Shipyard in Liverpool and was launched just before the outbreak of the Second World War, being commissioned around one year later (in September 1940). The warship saw extensive action in the Eastern Mediterranean, and also fought in the Atlantic...
Condition of the book is generally very good. The covers are clean and bright, the spine is intact and all pages are clean, intact, unblemished and tightly bound. There is a small price sticker on the rear side cover.