THE PORTUGUESE CONNECTION The Secret History of the Azores Base

By: R.E.VINTRAS (Air Commodore Roland de Trevieres Vintras C.B.E.)

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SIGNED Copy.Red Boards with gilt titles to spine225 x 145 mm approx.184 pp. Frontis line map + 7 mono. photos on 4pp of plates as called for + xiv appendices being text/ reproductions of subject related docs. with a forward by Sir John Slessor the book is written in two parts _ Operation Alacrity and the Atlantic 1564-1941. Real life thrilling spy story of ambassadors and agents rubbing shoulders and listening in on each other in restaurants and elsewhere in wartime Lisbon. Account of the author's involvement in the invoking of centuries old treaties between England and Portugal which secured the use of the Azores as an allied air and naval base for operations against German submarines in WWII (Operation Alacrity). The copy offered by us is warmly inscribed and signed by the author in ink to the free front end paper. VG/VG (Book- edges of book block a little tanned with mild foxing spots. No notable defects. Dust Jacket - Red title sunned to spine. No other notable defects and non price clipped. Now in a removable proprietary protective sleeve). Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale.

Title: THE PORTUGUESE CONNECTION The Secret History of the Azores Base

Author Name: R.E.VINTRAS (Air Commodore Roland de Trevieres Vintras C.B.E.)

Categories: Signed Books, Military / War, History,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: LONDON, BACHMAN & TURNER: 1974

ISBN Number: 0859740129

ISBN Number 13: 9780859740128

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 123136

Keywords: R.E.VINTRAS, AIR COMMODORE ROLAND DE TREVIERES VINTRAS C.B.E., AMERICAN LEGION OF MERIT, WWII, THE AZORES, OPERATION ALACRITY, WINSTON CHURCHILL, GERMAN U BOAT OPERATIONS, WAR ATLANTIC, SIGNED BOOKS, ,