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The Royal Navy's Home Fleet in World War 2

Author: James P Levy
Publisher: Basingstoke ; New York : Palgrave MacMillan, 2003.
Series: Studies in military and strategic history
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book marks the first comprehensive history of Britain's naval bulwark, the Home Fleet. It illuminates the vital role that fleet played in preserving Britain as a base of operations against  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James P Levy
ISBN: 1403917736 9781403917737
OCLC Number: 470457045
Notes: Bibliogr. p. 197-202. Index.
Description: XVII-222 p.-pl. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: List of Illustrations List of Tables Acknowledgements List of Abbreviations Introduction The Royal Navy and the Home Fleet: Men, Material and Strategy; 1919-1939 The Home Fleet at the Outset of War Cat and Mouse: German Initiatives, British Reactions, October 1939 - March 1940 Norway: A Man-Made Disaster; April - June 1940 Thin Grey Line: The Home Fleet in the Defence of Great Britain, June 1940 - June 1941 The Germans Roll the Dice: April - June 1941 The Hard Road to Murmansk: June 1941 - May 1945 The Path to Victory: May 1943 - May 1945 Conclusion Notes Bibliography Index
Series Title: Studies in military and strategic history
Responsibility: James P. Levy.
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'Levy tells a general story, but he tells it well, with a good deal of interesting observations along the way.' - Geoffrey Till, War in History

 
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