Torpedoes, Tea and Medals: how Captain Chris O’Flaherty discovered a wartime naval hero

To mark the publication of Torpedoes, Tea and Medals this month, we asked author, Captain Chris O’Flaherty about his passion for boats, where the idea for the book came from, and what initially appealed to him about capturing the story of Derek ‘Jake’ Wright DSC** RNVR. Read on for the first installment of Chris’s journey in discovering this little-known naval hero – a tea-trade trainee whose bravery and skill saw him become one of only 44 officers in the Second World War to receive a DSC with two Bars.

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Several book jackets promoting the Casemate Christmas sale.

Casemate Christmas sale!

Missed a day of our advent calendar? Don’t panic! Until midnight on 31st December, we’re offering 40% off every book that was included in this year’s calendar. With almost 70 books to choose from, we’re[…]

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