Hostilities Only

Hostilities Only

by Brian Lavery
     
 

Chronicling the training of more than a million people—923, 000 men and 86,000 women—who served in the Royal Navy during the Second World War, this comprehensive book draws upon official documents as well as lively personal accounts from such people as Evelyn Waugh, Nicholas Monsarrat, Tristan Jones, and J. P. W. Mallalieu. Through in-depth research, the

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Overview

Chronicling the training of more than a million people—923, 000 men and 86,000 women—who served in the Royal Navy during the Second World War, this comprehensive book draws upon official documents as well as lively personal accounts from such people as Evelyn Waugh, Nicholas Monsarrat, Tristan Jones, and J. P. W. Mallalieu. Through in-depth research, the book tells one of the major untold stories of the World War II, highlighting the personal, logistical, and technical problems and solutions facing the Navy during this period.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780948065484
Publisher:
National Maritime Museum
Publication date:
01/19/2004
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
6.74(w) x 9.78(h) x 0.81(d)

Meet the Author

Brian Lavery is a curator emeritus at the National Maritime Museum and author of River-Class Frigates and the Battle of the Atlantic.

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