WorldCat Identities

Reeman, Douglas

Works: 85 works in 1,237 publications in 10 languages and 23,156 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  War fiction  Sea stories  History  Historical fiction  Sea fiction  Military history  Action and adventure fiction  War stories  Naval history 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PR6068.E35, 823.914
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Douglas Reeman
Badge of glory by Douglas Reeman( Book )

37 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the Age of Sail gives way to the power of steam and battleground muskets yield to sharp-shooting rifles, Captain Philip Blackwood eagerly takes command of his old vessel, the H.M.S. Audacious, in the summer of 1850. Sent out to Africa to eliminate the last strongholds of slavery, then on to the Crimean War, Blackwood and his men battle brutal heat and bitter opposition to uphold the Royal Marines' motto-Per Mare-Per Terram
The first to land by Douglas Reeman( Book )

31 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in English and Dutch and held by 1,031 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

China 1900 - when the Boxer Rebellion erupts into bloody war. True to their motto, the Royal Marines are the first to land - and the last to leave. And again a Blackwood is in command
A ship must die by Douglas Reeman( Book )

28 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 931 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

January 1944 in the Indian Ocean, British ships are sinking due to a German armed raider, disguised to deceive unwary merchantmen. In Australia, HMS Andromeda has disengaged from the Nazis, and is now ready to put to sea, to seek and destroy the raider
Torpedo run by Douglas Reeman( Book )

27 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the Black Sea in l943, a flotilla of five British torpedo ships goes to the aid of the Russians in routing a German convoy and its E-boat escort
A prayer for the ship by Douglas Reeman( Book )

46 editions published between 1957 and 2015 in English and Japanese and held by 854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Small, quick-moving torpedo boats played a vital role in protecting the Allied convoys in the English Channel and the North Sea during World War II, and Sub-Lieutenant Clive Royce is newly assigned to MTB 1991, joining a crew already seasoned by death and fear. Now it is up to him to take the place of their dead first lieutenant and earn the respect of his captain and crewmates."--Publisher description
The pride and the anguish by Douglas Reeman( Book )

33 editions published between 1968 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 751 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In three months Singapore surrenders. Through the misery of this bloody campaign, Trewin and his captain make their gunboat a symbol of pride
Rendezvous--South Atlantic by Douglas Reeman( Book )

36 editions published between 1972 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1941, when she was turned into an armed merchant cruiser, the S. S. Benbencula was already old. Yet even she was needed to protect the vital Atlantic sea lanes. Commander Lindsay, her new captain, had to work desperately to mould the ship's company raw recruits and old timers into a fighting force. And better than anyone, Lindsay knew this could be his last command, his last chance
Strike from the sea by Douglas Reeman( Book )

22 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Indo-China 1941, and cruising somewhere off Saigon is the world's largest, most dangerous submarine, the French "Soufriere". The British navy must capture and use her in the defence of Singapore before she is used against them. For Commander Robert Ainslie it is the supreme challenge of his career
The destroyers by Douglas Reeman( Book )

32 editions published between 1974 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Naval fiction
Surface with daring by Douglas Reeman( Book )

25 editions published between 1976 and 2015 in English and Dutch and held by 679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hiding, lying in wait on the sea bed, is EX16, one of the most important ships in the Royal Navy. She's not much to look at, and she's only 54 feet long, with no defensive armament. But her four-man crew knows that the outcome of the war could depend on this midget submarine
Dust on the sea by Douglas Reeman( Book )

22 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1943, and Captain Mike Blackwood, Royal Marine Commando, is a survivor. Young, toughened, and tried in the hellish Burma sun, he labours beneath the weight of tradition and the glorious heritage of his family. When he goes into battle, he must find within himself leadership qualities to survive
To risks unknown by Douglas Reeman( Book )

31 editions published between 1969 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A commander in the Royal Navy during World War II faces grave danger as the skipper of a battered vessel assigned dangerous duties
Knife edge by Douglas Reeman( Book )

23 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and Dutch and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lieutenant Ross Blackwood sells his ancestral home after the death of his father, a Lieutenant-Colonel with the Royal Marines, who died while on duty in Cyprus. Despite his grief and disillusionment, Ross continues his military career
The greatest enemy by Douglas Reeman( Book )

27 editions published between 1970 and 2015 in English and Dutch and held by 618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A British frigate attempts to forestall the Communist Chinese
Battlecruiser by Douglas Reeman( Book )

22 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's 1943, and the seas are haunted by Hitler's deadly U-boats and cruisers. After the mysterious death of the Reliant's last captain, Guy Sherbrooke is given command of the legendary battlecruiser. A symbol of everything the Royal Navy stands for, the battlecruiser boasts the speed of a destroyer and the firepower of a battleship. Still, the Battle of Jutland has exposed the ships' one fatal flaw: their armor can be pierced by a single enemy shell
The horizon by Douglas Reeman( Book )

24 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Royal Marines were deployed by land and sea throughout the First World war. Captain Blackwood RMA must serve the Corps from Gallipoli to the Western Front, leading raw recruits over the top, despite being haunted by self-doubt and the futility of war
Winged escort by Douglas Reeman( Book )

29 editions published between 1975 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tim Rowan, Navy pilot, knew that HMS Growler was a piecemeal ship. With her wooden decks she was expected to perform miracles despite her vulnerability - even onslaughts of invincible Japanese kamikazes
The iron pirate by Douglas Reeman( Book )

20 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aboard the Kriegsmarine heavy cruiser Prinz Luitpold in action against the Allies in the summer of 1944 as it prowls the Atlantic Ocean
Twelve seconds to live by Douglas Reeman( Book )

21 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and Dutch and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mine is an impartial killer and a lethal challenge to any volunteer in the Special Countermeasures of the Royal Navy. They are brave, lonely men with something to prove - or nothing left to lose - as the gentle whirr of the activated fuse marks possibly the last twelve seconds of their lives
Path of the storm by Douglas Reeman( Book )

26 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in English and Dutch and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Superannuated USN subchaser is ordered to a desolate island group in South China Sea to prepare them for use as a naval base in 1965
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The first to landA ship must dieTorpedo runA prayer for the shipThe pride and the anguishRendezvous--South AtlanticStrike from the seaThe destroyers
Alternative Names

controlled identityKent, Alexander

Douglas Reeman britischer Autor

Douglas Reeman British author

Douglas Reeman Brits schrijver

Kent, Alexander

Kent, Alexander 1924-...

Reeman, Douglas Edward, 1924-

ケント, アレグザンダー

リーマン, ダグラス