Epics of the Gallant Ships that Challenged the English Channel
Sheldon Jacobson was a noted historian and a great sailor and he wrote this trilogy after he returned as a brain surgeon from the American Navy. He painstakingly researched the background to each work and wove the historic fact into fictional characters with care and passion. He proved that the early Greeks actually circumnavigated the world long before Da Gama. He traces the historic occurrences of great naval battles and escapes throughout history with real characters and he traced the early Angles and Saxons to the eve of the battle of Hastings.
Hospital pathologist and Clinical Professor of Pathology at the University of Oregon Medical School, Portland, Oregon, Dr. Jacobson is a student of maritime history. As a young man he sailed the ...more about this author.