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Magennis VC : the story of Northern Ireland's only winner of the Victoria Cross / George Fleming.

By: Fleming, George, 1941-.
Publisher: Dublin : History Ireland, 1998Description: 224 p : ill, maps, ports ; 24 cm.ISBN: 095330180x : (pbk.).Subject(s): Magennis, James, 1919-1986 | World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, British | World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations -- SubmarineDDC classification: 940.5451 Summary: James Magennis was born in West Belfast and served in the Royal Navy in World War II. He was the only person from Northern Ireland to win the Victoria Cross, the only naval rating with a VC to survive the war and the only person in naval history to exit a military operation and return to the same submarine. George Fleming rescues James Magennis from obscurity in a book that begins with Magennis's life in West Belfast in the 1920s and 1930s.
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Includes bibliography.

James Magennis was born in West Belfast and served in the Royal Navy in World War II. He was the only person from Northern Ireland to win the Victoria Cross, the only naval rating with a VC to survive the war and the only person in naval history to exit a military operation and return to the same submarine. George Fleming rescues James Magennis from obscurity in a book that begins with Magennis's life in West Belfast in the 1920s and 1930s.

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