January 1940 saw the escalation of the sea war between Britain and Germany. U-boats would claim numerous casualties, including HMS Exmouth and all 135 of her crew on 21 January 1940. In February, Hitler orders unrestricted submarine warfare, while HMS Cossack rescues crews of British ships sunk by the Graf Spee from the supply ship Altmark. An air raid on the naval base at Scapa Flow sees the first British civilian casualties of the war in March. Two invasions of Norway begin in April, with…
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Using many rarely seen images, Phil Carradice tells the story of 1940: The War at Sea...
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In 1941, Britain stood alone. North Africa dominated the news. Bismarck sank Hood. Fortress Britain endured the Blitz. Russia was invaded. Japan woke the USA with its attack on Pea..
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A unique look at the fourth year of the Second World War at sea, through the medium of old photographs...
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In the first of a series of books, naval expert Phil Carradice takes us through the war at sea in 1939 using previously unpublished and rare images of the battles, the ships and th..
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This superb collection of images takes us on a month by month tour of the conflict in Europe, Africa and the Far East in 1940...
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Despatches in this volume include those covering the Battle of Matapan in 1941, Fleet Air Arm operations in 1940, the Battle of Sirte in 1942, the action with the Italian Fleet off..