Light wear to book and some edge wear to the jacket, which is protected now in a Mylar archival sleeve. 181 pages with Index. Includes a section at the end of the book about Cutters' Captains and technical data. True account of World War II exploits of 10 ex-American Coast Guard cutters and the Officers and men in the Royal Navy who served in them. SIGNED by author Ken Reed. Gift inscription on the half-title page from Winston G. Churchill, Capt., USCG (Ret.) to Admiral Robert E. "Bob" Kramek, 20th Commandant of the United States Coast Guard.