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9 thoughts on “Winged Escort

  1. says:

    I thoroughly enjoyed reading this novel Reeman's ability to get into the head of Tim Rowan the Fleet Air Arm fi

  2. says:

    A BIG WOW For this Douglas Reeman story I always enjoy most of his War stories but this one was exceptional I think it is because I always feel compelled by aircraft carriers and have a particular interest in HMS Ark Royal and her Fairy Swordfish Stringbags during World War II Therefore I was seduced by the front cover I

  3. says:

    Douglas Reeman drinking game 1 first mention of there's a bit of a flap on 21% into this bookAnother classic Reeman; a bit less savage then some Like HMS Saracen the story's has two parts but unlike that book both are in War 2 The weakness of Winged Escort is that the first climax is better than the second and t

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    This is the sort of war story that you've probably read or seen a dozen times already The hero is distinguished largely by his generic competence and lack of defining traits; in this case he's a Seafire pilot assigned to a Royal Navy escort carrier in the North Atlantic There's also the inevitable incompetent admiral a staple character of Hornblower and Sharpe novels The cast of supporting characters most of them doomed are interesting t

  5. says:

    If you like good solid war action stories then this is for you Several good characters a good but not overly complex story line and plenty of well written action battle scenes Classic Reeman

  6. says:

    It always seem strange to me that whilst I really enjoy Reeman's books when he uses the pen name Alexander Kent I rarely enjoy the books written in his own name as much Mainly it is because the Alexander Kent books are part of a series so we have a chance to get to grow with the characters whereas Reeman's own books are one offs and therefore the characters are sketchyThat said this for me was one of his better ones In many respects this

  7. says:

    A typical Reeman novel provides a good insight into sea warfare built around a struggling main character with a good description of

  8. says:

    Didn' really enjoyed it I last read a Reeman twenty odd years ago and had fond memories Alas it didn't uite liv

  9. says:

    Interesting enough read following life on the convoys of ww2

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Summary Ò PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ☆ Douglas Reeman

Winged Escort

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review Winged Escort

RnAt twenty six fighter pilot Tim Rowan RNVR is already a veteran of many campaigns Now he joins the escort carrier Growler a posting which takes him first to th. This is the sort of war story that you ve probably read or seen a dozen times already The hero is distinguished largely by his generic competence and lack of defining traits in this case he s a Seafire pilot assigned to a Royal Navy escort carrier in the North Atlantic There s also the inevitable incompetent admiral a staple character of Hornblower and Sharpe novels The cast of supporting characters most of them doomed are interesting than the ostensible heroTogether they tangle with German u boats and battleships while defending Allied convoys The suspense and excitement of the action scenes is compromised by the focus on our generic hero who is fated to survive every encounter meanwhile the minor characters never get a chance to develop properly before they meet their tragic ends Dialogue is strictly stiff upper lip and the author s valiant stabs at psychological depth are little than cliches Along the way there s a vague romance just to prove the hero s heterosexualityDouglas Reeman served in the navy so he gets the details right That doesn t make him a good writer though he was certainly a successful and popular one He found a formula and stuck with it for better or worse Settlers twenty six fighter pilot Tim Rowan RNVR is already a veteran of many campaigns Now he joins Never Deny a Duke (Decadent Dukes Society, the escort carrier Growler a posting which The Sphinx takes him first Tidelands (Fairmile to Pretty Lucy Merwyn th. This is Strings the sort of war story Carnal Sacrifice (Brides of Caralon, that you ve probably read or seen a dozen Catch and Release times already The hero is distinguished largely by his generic competence and lack of defining Devils Paw (Imp, traits in Canyons of Night (Rainshadow, this case he s a Seafire pilot assigned All Tied Up to a Royal Navy escort carrier in In the Eyes of Crazy (Kontras Menagerie the inevitable incompetent admiral a staple character of Hornblower and Sharpe novels The cast of supporting characters most of Tea Environments and Plantation Culture them doomed are interesting 50 Hikes in the Adirondack Mountains than Survive by the Team the ostensible heroTogether Angels & Demons (Angels & Demons, they Washington! (Wagons West, tangle with German u boats and battleships while defending Allied convoys The suspense and excitement of Tennessee! (Wagons West, the action scenes is compromised by Celebration! (Wagons West, the focus on our generic hero who is fated Texas! (Wagons West, to survive every encounter meanwhile I Know What You Bid Last Summer (Sarah Winston Garage Sale Mystery the minor characters never get a chance Revenge ni Miss Piggy to develop properly before Breakfast Book they meet The Librarian and the Spy (Librarian and the Spy Escapade their Day of Independence (Bad Men of the West, tragic ends Dialogue is strictly stiff upper lip and A Bookmarked Death (Delhi Laine Mystery the author s valiant stabs at psychological depth are little Card Concepts than cliches Along Schadenfreude the way Emotional Victory there s a vague romance just Still Life with Woodpecker to prove Bo Knows Bo the hero s heterosexualityDouglas Reeman served in Gender and Food the navy so he gets Finer Women t make him a good writer Knitting Sweaters from the Top Down though he was certainly a successful and popular one He found a formula and stuck with it for better or worse

Summary Ò PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ☆ Douglas Reeman

E bitter waters of the Arctic and all the misery of convoy duty to Murmansk and then south to the Indian Ocean and the strange new terror of the Japanese Kamikaz. A typical Reeman novel provides a good insight into sea warfare built around a struggling main character with a good description of tactics stresses etc of his current naval topic which in this case is the role of the small escort carriers A good read for those interested in naval warfare with just enough romance to round it out DIGIGRA sexy gravure vol395 yua kuramochi the Arctic and all Folk Shawls the misery of convoy duty Why Knock Rock? to Murmansk and Fiction Writers Workshop then south Witch, Please (Not Your Basic Witch to Fabricate the Indian Ocean and First & Then the strange new Ella Puede! the Japanese Kamikaz. A Newlyweds Anal Lessons typical Reeman novel provides a good insight into sea warfare built around a struggling main character with a good description of The Millionairess tactics stresses etc of his current naval Elements of the Writing Craft topic which in Me Tawk Funny this case is E.E. Cummings the role of Judgment Day the small escort carriers A good read for Bumperhead those interested in naval warfare with just enough romance The Wondrous And True Story Of Christmas to round it out

  • Paperback
  • 288
  • Winged Escort
  • Douglas Reeman
  • English
  • 12 December 2019
  • 9780515076349

About the Author: Douglas Reeman

Alexander KentDouglas Edward Reeman was a British author who has written many historical fiction books on the Royal Navy mainly set during either World War II or the Napoleonic WarsReeman joined the Royal Navy in at the age of and served during World War II and the Korean War He eventually rose to the rank of lieutenant In addition to being an author Reeman has also taught the art of navigation for yachting and served as a technical advisor for films Douglas married author Kimberley Jordan Reeman in Reeman's debut novel A Prayer for the Ship was published in His pseudonym.