ALLIED MINESWEEPING IN WORLD WAR 2.
Patrick Stephens, Cambridge, 1979, 1st edn., 201pp, a number of half tone photo ills., maps, line drawings and plans in text, half tone photo pictorial endpapers, blue cloth lettered in gilt at spine, photo pictorial dustwrapper, an account all types of mines - moored, magnetic, acoustic and pressure, their discovery and recovery, the measures taken to counter their threat, the methods of minesweeping developed and the major operations that depended on minesweeping, including Normandy, the South of France and the Pacific, post-war mine clearance and Appendices of minesweeper classes, minesweepers in commission, comparative specifications and losses, etc., lightly rubbed at extrems, fant bump lower cnr. upper board, dustwrapper: price clipped, a little rubbed at extrems., slight loss upper cnr. rear flap, repaired to reverse, very good in a very good dustwrapper,
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