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A young recruit. A legendary battle. A cataclysmic war. A baptism by fire....

Kelly Maguire knew from a young age that he could accomplish great things. As World War I begins, Kelly enlists in the Royal Navy, hoping to win both the war and glory. 

But from the barbarous battles of Gallipoli to the nightmarish action of Antwerp, Kelly learns the trials a soldier must face: trials that will forge him into a man. As the epic battle of Jutland approaches, everything is at stake.

©1977 Max Hennessy (P)2020 Tantor

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Great Navy Tale

Young Kelly Maguire must prove himself as an officer in the Royal Navy of WW1. He rises to the challenge and starts his slow rise through the ranks. A compelling story with enough history, action, and romance to hold my interest. Narration is excellent including good work on nautical terms and giving each character a distinctive voice.