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[Dorling, Capt. H. Taprell (Taffrail)],
THE BATTLE OF THE ATLANTIC.
HMSO, London, 1946, 1st edn., paperback original, 104pp incl. 8 double page maps, stapled pictorial wrappers, 8.5 x 5.5" approx., the official account of the fight against the U-boats 1939-45, relating the battle in eight chronological 'phases' and covering the development of the battle, design and building of new escort vessels, weapons and counter-measures, tactical training and use of escort groups, escort carriers to 'close the gap', etc., with details of numerous aerial and naval attacks involving named vessels and u-boats, edges tannes, staples lightly rusted, very good plus,
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Book number: 45438
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Keywords: war ww2 navy battle atlantic hmso destroyer escort group carrier western approaches max horton convoy submarine u-boat history hedgehog

 
[Ritchie, Capt. Lewis, RN (Bartimeus)],
EAST OF MALTA WEST OF SUEZ.
HMSO, London, 1943, paperback, 63pp, many half tone photos, drawings and maps, stapled photo pictorial wrappers, 9 x 7", the admiralty account of the naval war in the Eastern Mediterranean from September 1939 to March 1941, covering Taranto, Matapan and a number of smaller engagements, the support to Malta and Greece, and the offensive against the Italians in the Western Desert, ills. include HMS Illustrious, Malaya, Ramillies, Eagle, a little rubbed at extrems., light diag. creasing, short edge tear and pencil name upper edge upper wrapper, staples replaced, neat ink name/date top cnr. of title, some archival tape repairs to binding, good plus,
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Book number: 24304
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 7.25 US$ 7.61 | JP¥ 1196]
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Keywords: war ww2 navy mediterranean campaign oran malta greece suez hmso taranto matapan illustrious malaya ramillies eagle

 
[Ritchie, Capt. Lewis, RN (Bartimeus)],
EAST OF MALTA WEST OF SUEZ.
HMSO, London, 1943, 1st edn., paperback original, 63pp, many half tone photos, drawings and maps in text, half tone photo pictorial endpapers, printed by The Amalgamated Press, London, stapled photo pictorial wrappers, 9 x 7", the admiralty account of the naval war in the Eastern Mediterranean from September 1939 to March 1941, covering Taranto, Matapan and a number of smaller engagements, the support to Malta and Greece, and the offensive against the Italians in the Western Desert, ills. include HMS Illustrious, Malaya, Ramillies, Eagle, a little rubbed at extrems., staples rusty but holding, faint creasing at cnrs., ink name on title, good plus,
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Book number: 44790
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11.75 US$ 12.69 | JP¥ 1993]
Catalogue: WW2 - Navy
Keywords: war ww2 navy mediterranean campaign oran malta greece suez hmso taranto matapan illustrious malaya ramillies eagle

 
[Ritchie, Capt. Lewis, RN (Bartimeus)],
EAST OF MALTA WEST OF SUEZ.
HMSO, London, 1943, 1st edn., paperback original, 63pp, many half tone photos, drawings and maps, stapled photo pictorial wrappers, 9 x 7", the Admiralty account of the naval war in the Eastern Mediterranean from September 1939 to March 1941, covering Taranto, Matapan and a number of smaller engagements, the support to Malta and Greece, and the offensive against the Italians in the Western Desert, ills. include HMS Illustrious, Malaya, Ramillies, Eagle, a little rubbed at extrems., rusted staples replaced, binding re-inforced. good plus,
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Book number: 45422
GBP 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.5 US$ 10.15 | JP¥ 1594]
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Keywords: war ww2 navy hmso mediterranean campaign oran malta greece suez hmso taranto matapan illustrious malaya ramillies eagle

 
[Ritchie, Capt. Lewis, RN (Bartimeus)],
THE MEDITERRANEAN FLEET - Greece to Tripoli.
HMSO, London, 1944, 1st edn., paperback original, 95pp, many half tone photos, drawings and maps, stapled photo pictorial wrappers, 9 x 7" approx., the Admiralty account of naval operations in the Eastern Mediterranean from April 1941 to January 1943, starting where the publication 'East of Malta, West of Suez' finished, it covers the aid to and then evacuation and withdrawal from both Greece and Crete with severe losses, the continuing support to Malta, attacks on Rommels supply lines and supplying the 8th Army during their advance from El Alamein to Tripoli, ills include HMS Ajax, Barham, Formidable, Warspite, Manchester, Kingston, Kimberley, Naiad, Cleopatra, Argus, Welshman, Cairo, very slight rubbing at spine, very good plus,
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Book number: 45445
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Keywords: war ww2 navy mediterranean campaign hmso malta greece crete tripoli north africa alamein tobruk rommel ajax barham formidable warspite manchester kingston kimberley naiad cleopatra argus welshman cairo

 
Anon.,
CONVOY X.K.234 ARRIVES - The War-time Story of the "Flying Angel".
The Missions to Seamen, London, 1947, 2nd edn., paperback, 55pp, 16pp half tone photo ills., map, stapled coloured pictorial card wrappers, an account of the work of The Missions to Seamen during WW2, bringing physical and spiritual aid to members of both the Royal Navy and the merchant service all over the world, with brief descriptions of their owrk in many ports around our coast and overseas, with details of the changing needs in the different phases of the war, a little rubbed at extrems., light creasing to wrappers, very good,
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Book number: 42648
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Keywords: war ww2 navy merchant service ports missions xk234 flying angel

 
Anon.,
W. I. R. - SECRET - Weekly Intelligence Report.
Naval Intelligence Division, Admiralty, London, 1945, paperback, 68pp, plus 3pp map and diagrams, 12pp half tone photo ills. (4 blank), , side stapled card wrappers printed in two colours, issued by the Naval Intelligence Division, Naval Staff, Admiralty, for the information of all officers in H. M. Navy, by hand of named officer only, this is issue Number 258 dated 16th February, 1945, reports on recent action:convoy JW64 to Russia, separate actions against midget submarines by HMS Cowdray with two survivors recovered and by HMS Tudno in company with ML915, ML221, BYMS 2015, BYMS 2188, ML256 and ML251, one survivor recovered, summaries and tables of action on the West Front and by Allied air forces, an image of a schnorkel is use and reports on sightings by Canadian Sunderlands, Naval actions in the Mediterranean, Adriatic and Malacca, etc, rubbed at extrems., staples rusty with some adjacent staining, short tears to wrappers at staples but staples holding, light creasing lower wrapper, good,
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Book number: 45223
GBP 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 58.75 US$ 63.43 | JP¥ 9963]
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Keywords: sec ret war ww2 navy intelligence report JW64 HMS cowdray tudno ML BYMS 915 221 2015 2188 256 251 schnorkel sunderland canso hmso

 
Bacon, Admiral Sir Reginald H. S., KCB, KCVO, DSO (ed),
BRITAIN'S GLORIOUS NAVY.
Odhams Press, London, ND (c 1943), 320pp, pictorial eps, half tone photo ills, line drawings, plans etc. throughout, with contributions from a number of sources, a snapshot of all aspects of the Royal Navy of the time, slightly cocked, spine faded, crnrs bumped, no dustwrapper, good plus,
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Book number: 13252
GBP 13.50 [Appr.: EURO 16 US$ 17.13 | JP¥ 2690]
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Keywords: war ww2 navy anthology

 
Bagshaw, Robert,
TOOTHY GOES TO WAR - Memoirs of a Dental Officer 1939-46.
Geo. R. Reeve, Wymondham - Norfolk, 1987, 1st in imprint, paperback, 173pp, 1pp acknowledgements, frontis, line drawings and numerous half tone photo ills. in text, large format (8 x 6 inches approx.), photo pictorial upper wrapper, the experiences of a dentist, during training in the early years of WW2 and then as a Royal Navy Dental Officer including a posting to HMS Europa at Lowestoft, unread, fine,
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Book number: 42651
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11.75 US$ 12.69 | JP¥ 1993]
Keywords: war ww2 navy rnps naval dentist

 
Barker, Ralph,
THE BLOCKADE BUSTERS.
Pen and Sword, Barnsley, 2005, 1st in imprint, 224pp, 8pp half tone photo ills., facsimile and 2 maps in text, navy blue cloth lettered in gilt at spine, pictorial montage dustwrapper, originally opublished by Chatto and Windus and reissued by Pen and Sword, an account of Operations Rubble, Performance and Bridford in which, inspired by George Binney, between 1941 and 1944 cargoes of vital Swedish war materials evaded the German blockade and reached British hands, fine in a fine dustwrapper,
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Book number: 40861
GBP 14.00 [Appr.: EURO 16.5 US$ 17.76 | JP¥ 2790]
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Keywords: war ww2 marcgant navy sweden norway skagerrak

 
Barker, Ralph,
THE BLOCKADE BUSTERS.
Pen and Sword, Barnsley, 2005, 1st in imprint, 224pp, 8pp half tone photo ills., facsimile and 2 maps in text, navy blue cloth lettered in gilt at spine, pictorial montage dustwrapper, originally opublished by Chatto and Windus and reissued by Pen and Sword, an account of Operations Rubble, Performance and Bridford in which, inspired by George Binney, between 1941 and 1944 cargoes of vital Swedish war materials evaded the German blockade and reached British hands, fine in a fine dustwrapper,
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Book number: 40862
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Keywords: war ww2 marcgant navy sweden norway skagerrak

 Barker, Ralph,, THE HURRICATS.
Barker, Ralph,
THE HURRICATS.
Sphere, London, 1979, 1st in imprint, paperback, 222pp, 8pp half tone photo ills., 1 line drawing and 2 maps in text, [i] ads., wraparound pictorial cover art (unattrib.), the story of the emergency measures adopted by the British because of Germany's long range bomber the Condor, guiding U-boats to the convoys - the development and use of the catapult/rocket launched Hurricanes fitted to a handful of vessels for one-time use only, there being no landing-on facilities, slight roll and crease to spine, lightly rubbed at tips, edges tanned, very good,
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Book number: 44964
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Keywords: war ww2 raf navy air force msfu focke wulf wolf condor hurricane fighter catapult camship empire rainbow moon pegasus springbank ariguani maplin patia

 
Bekker, Cajus,
THE GERMAN NAVY 1939 - 1945.
Hamlyn, London, ND (copyright 1974), 192pp, numerous half tone photo ills., maps and line drawings in text, black cloth lettered in silver at spine, photo pictorial dustwrapper, oversize (10.5 x 8 inches), a pictorial account of the German Navy in WW2 with illustrations of many of the crucial encounters, with a history of the secret 1920's building programme and the expansion in the 1930's, sl. cocked, a little rubbed and lightly bumped at extrems., dustwrapper: price clipped, laminated surface rubbed with sl. loss at tips, edges relined to reverse, good plus in a good plus dustwrapper,
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Book number: 32715
GBP 10.50 [Appr.: EURO 12.5 US$ 13.32 | JP¥ 2092]
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Keywords: war ww2 german navy

 Bekker, Cajus (trans. and ed. by Frank Ziegler),, HITLER'S NAVAL WAR.
Bekker, Cajus (trans. and ed. by Frank Ziegler),
HITLER'S NAVAL WAR.
Corgi, London, 1976, 1st in imprint, paperback, 426pp, maps/diagrams in text, [v] ads., coloured pictorial upper wrapper, a comprehensive account of the 1939-45 war at sea from the German point of view by a former intelligence officer of the German Navy, combining evidence collected from German naval records, the writings of leading officers and the personal stories of numerous veterans, including revelations about the conflict of strategic ideas within and between Hitler, the German Admiralty and the Naval Staff, light creasing to wrappers, edges tanned, very good,
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Book number: 45162
GBP 7.00 [Appr.: EURO 8.25 US$ 8.88 | JP¥ 1395]
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Keywords: war ww2 navy germany kriegsmarine

 Bekker, Cajus (trans. and ed. by Frank Ziegler),, HITLER'S NAVAL WAR.
Bekker, Cajus (trans. and ed. by Frank Ziegler),
HITLER'S NAVAL WAR.
Corgi, London, 1976, 1st in imprint, paperback, 426pp, maps/diagrams in text, [v] ads., coloured pictorial upper wrapper, a comprehensive account of the 1939-45 war at sea from the German point of view by a former intelligence officer of the German Navy, combining evidence collected from German naval records, the writings of leading officers and the personal stories of numerous veterans, including revelations about the conflict of strategic ideas within and between Hitler, the German Admiralty and the Naval Staff, light creasing to wrappers, edges tanned, large chip from final leaf of advertisments, very good,
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Book number: 45163
GBP 7.00 [Appr.: EURO 8.25 US$ 8.88 | JP¥ 1395]
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Keywords: war ww2 navy germany kriegsmarine

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