Assigned to U.S. Navy Rescue Tug, the ATR-3X, not long after the German surrender in North Africa, Ensign Hal Goff and four other officers must support the Allied invasion of Sicily and Italy, shepherding navy ships to and from the bitter fighting. With the Allied advance finally stopped cold along the Winter Line beneath Monte Cassino, Hal and his ship become part of the grueling invasion of Anzio and the seemingly endless stalemate across Anzio’s bloody beaches.
Phillip Parotti’s new novel treats his readers to gripping World War II naval action in the Mediterranean Sea.
"Who knew you can make tugboat ops so interesting?" ~Historical Miniatures Gaming Society
"...mesmerizing reading at its best." ~ARGunners.com
"With an impressive and genuine flair for a distinctive and narrative driven storytelling style, Phillip Parotti's new novel, Through Bitter Seas will provide his readers with deftly crafted and gripping World War II naval action thriller set in the Mediterranean Sea." ~Midwest Book Review