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The Royal Navy in home waters and the Atlantic.

The Royal Navy in home waters and the Atlantic.

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Published by Frank Cass in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain. -- Royal Navy. -- History.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, British.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesApril 1940 - 6th December 1941
    Statementpreface by C.L.W. Page, foreword by the First Sea Lord.
    SeriesNaval staff histories
    The Physical Object
    Pagination390 p. :
    Number of Pages390
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22720243M
    ISBN 100714652148
    OCLC/WorldCa56696063

      The Royal Navy’s crucial job is safeguarding British home waters. But the only available warship, the destroyer HMS Defender, was at Portsmouth on England’s southern coast.


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