Engage the Enemy More Closely: The Royal Navy in the Second World War

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Norton, 1991 - History - 1052 pages
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A study of the Royal Navy's operations and strategy throughout World War II

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Engage the enemy more closely: the Royal Navy in the Second World War

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This is the story of the heroic twilight of a fleet and an empire. The Royal Navy of 1939 was the creation of governments that had hoped in vain for security on the cheap. From Norway to Crete and ... Read full review

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Correlli Barnett has been awarded the Royal United Services Institute for Defense Studies Chesney Gold Medal for services to military history, the degree of doctor of science (Honoris Causa) from Cranfield University, and the C.B.E.

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