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McKee, Alexander, 1918-1992

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1918 - 1992

Alexander McKee, born 1918, was a British military historian and amateur diver. McKee served in the Army in World War II and wrote articles for Army newspapers and became writer and producer for the British Forces Network. Notable books include "The Race for Rhine Bridges," and "Strike from the Sky." He became internationally famous for his discovery of King Henry VIII's flagship 'Mary Rose', for which he was awarded the OBE. McKee died in 1992.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Alexander McKee papers

Stefansson Mss-218
 Collection
Identifier: Mss-218
Overview Alexander McKee (1918-1992), British military historian and amateur diver. Consist of scrapbooks with correspondence and notes related to his books "Ice Crash" and "Into the Blue."