Royal Navy Treasures: 100 Years Of Modern Warfare

Hardcover | August 25, 2016

byJulian Thompson

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This book examines how the Royal Navy protected our shores and wider interests through World War I and the one that was to follow, from the northern patrol lifelines of the Atlantic, Arctic, and Mediterranean convoys and increasingly sophisticated amphibious operations that would mark it out in WWII. The book ends with chapters on The Falklands War and Royal Navy's anti-piracy role and involvement in humanitarian crises.

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This book examines how the Royal Navy protected our shores and wider interests through World War I and the one that was to follow, from the northern patrol lifelines of the Atlantic, Arctic, and Mediterranean convoys and increasingly sophisticated amphibious operations that would mark it out in WWII. The book ends with chapters on The ...

Major General Julian Thompson served in the Royal Marines for 34 years and commanded the counter-invasion of the Falkland Islands in 1982. A professor in the Department of War Studies at Kings College, University of London, he is the author of six acclaimed books of military history. He lives in London.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:80 pages, 11.4 × 9.9 × 0.5 inPublished:August 25, 2016Publisher:Carlton BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0233004866

ISBN - 13:9780233004860

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