Oxford University Press, Melbourne, 1944. Hard Cover. Condition: Good . Dust Jacket, good although worn at edges.. Photos, Art, Maps, Sketches (illustrator). 1st. Edition This is a naval story with a difference. It is about, about a navy, a ship and a man. The navy is that of Australian, the man is J H Walker who joined the service in 1915 when the RAN was not four years old as a independant force. There are many different actions covered in this book, including involvement with the rescue of White Russians - the last to be rescued - from Novorossisk, as "Old Russia Died".