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Alexander McKee
Born July 25, 1918(1918-07-25)
Ipswich, Suffolk
Died July 22, 1992 (aged 73)
Hampshire, England
Nationality United Kingdom
Other names Alexander Paul C McKee
Occupation Author and diver
Known for Discovery of the Mary Rose shipwreck

Alexander McKee (1918 - 1992) was a British military historian and amateur diver. He served in the army in World War II and wrote articles for army newspapers and became writer/producer for the British Forces Network. Notable books include The Race for Rhine Bridges, Strike from the Sky, Caen: The Anvil of Victory and Dresden 1945: The Devil's Tinderbox (1982) He became internationally famous for his discovery of King Henry VIII's flagship 'Mary Rose', for which he was awarded the OBE.[1] His book on the subject,[2] became a bestseller.

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