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River-Class Frigates and the Battle of the Atlantic

River-Class Frigates and the Battle of the Atlantic

by Brian Lavery
     
 

Examining the largely overlooked history of River-class frigates, this comprehensive, groundbreaking study seeks to reinstate the reputation of these important ships and the role they played in the Second World War. With attention to detail and painstaking research, the book draws on evidence from ship plans, naval documents, and eyewitness accounts to present a

Overview

Examining the largely overlooked history of River-class frigates, this comprehensive, groundbreaking study seeks to reinstate the reputation of these important ships and the role they played in the Second World War. With attention to detail and painstaking research, the book draws on evidence from ship plans, naval documents, and eyewitness accounts to present a complete and exhaustive study of the River-class and the people who worked on them. Illustrated with plans, historic photographs, and specially commissioned illustrations, it crosses the boundaries of naval, technological, and social history, making it an invaluable resource for historians, naval enthusiasts, and World War II buffs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780948065736
Publisher:
National Maritime Museum
Publication date:
09/28/2007
Pages:
234
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.00(h) x 2.10(d)

Meet the Author

Brian Lavery is a curator emiratus at the National Maritime Museum and author of Hostilities Only.

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