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Churchill's navy : the ships, men and organisation, 1939-1945

Author: Brian Lavery
Publisher: London : Conway, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The history of the Royal Navy during the Second World War is a story of heroism. This book examines the battle history of the navy. It looks at the ships themselves, recruitment, the life and career paths of the officers that commanded and the men and women who served, and the technical developments that influenced operations and tactics.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lavery, Brian.
Churchill's navy.
London : Conway, 2006
(OCoLC)607881476
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Lavery
ISBN: 9781844860357 1844860353
OCLC Number: 70173824
Description: 287 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (chiefly color), portraits ; 30 cm
Contents: The Royal Navy in peace and war --
The structure of naval power --
Enemies and allies --
The ships --
Naval society and culture --
Officers and ratings --
The battle fleet --
Naval aviation --
The submarine service --
Escorts --
The coastal navies --
Amphibious warfare.
Responsibility: Brian Lavery.

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