Sloop of War
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Published 1972 by Hutchinson
Purple cloth, gilt titles
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For the young Richard Bolitho the spring of 1778 marked a complete transformation for himself and his future. It was the year in which the American War of Independence changed to an all-out struggle for freedom from British rule—and the year when Bolitho took command of the Sparrow, a small, fast and well-armed sloop of war.