A Sailor of Austria: In Which, Without Really Intending to, by John Biggins PDF

By John Biggins

"A unfashionable techno-adventure tale that falls someplace among Tom Clancy and Patrick O'Brian... first class army fiction with a literary flair." (Publishers Weekly
 
In the spring of 1915, a tender Austro-Czech naval lieutenant Ottokar Prohaska reveals himself published to the minuscule Imperial and Royal Austro-Hungarian Submarine provider within the Adriatic port of Pola. In a few trepidation firstly, simply because he has no adventure no matter what of submarines, his fears are quickly set at relaxation while he discovers that no-one else has both: least of all his superiors. There persist with 3 and a part years of determined international struggle One adventures battling for the home of Habsburg aboard primitive, ill-equipped vessels, contending not only with exploding toilets and the delivery of Libyan racing camels yet with a staff drawn from a dozen various nationalities-and a decaying imperial forms which regularly seems much more of an enemy than the British, the French, the Italians and the ocean itself.
 
After surmounting all this to turn into - unintentionally - Austria Hungary's top U-boat commander and a holder of its maximum army ornament, the last months of 1918 see him and his workforce returning aboard a broken boat from the shorelines of Palestine, purely to discover that the native land they've got fought for therefore doggedly over the former 4 years is now within the ultimate phases of cave in, and they are successfully stateless folks; sailors with out a army returning to a rustic which now not has a coastline
 

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