Hostilities Only: Training the Wartime Royal Navy

Hostilities Only: Training the Wartime Royal Navy

by Brian Lavery
     
 

Using first-hand accounts and archival research, acclaimed historian Brian Lavery brings to light one of the major untold stories of World War Two. Answering their country's call to duty, nearly two million brave British citizens—some of whom couldn't even swim—joined the Royal Navy. With his trademark anecdotal style, Lavery recounts the training methods

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Using first-hand accounts and archival research, acclaimed historian Brian Lavery brings to light one of the major untold stories of World War Two. Answering their country's call to duty, nearly two million brave British citizens—some of whom couldn't even swim—joined the Royal Navy. With his trademark anecdotal style, Lavery recounts the training methods that transformed these raw recruits into an effective fighting force that helped England emerge victorious.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781844861460
Publisher:
Conway
Publication date:
12/06/2011
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
304
Sales rank:
1,447,540
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.70(h) x 0.90(d)

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