• The Royal Navy 1939-45, Elite No 79

The Royal Navy 1939-45, Elite No 79


  • Brand: Osprey (Elite)
  • Product Code: D19107 [19107]
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  • 10.90€

The outbreak of war found the Royal Navy with world-wide responsibilities but, despite its legendary professionalism, out-of-date strategic doctrines. Despite some early clashes between capital ships, advances in submarine warfare and naval aviation would soon come to dominate the war at sea. By mid-1943, however, the Royal Navy dominated the Mediterranean, was winning the campaign against the Atlantic U-boats, and was convoying vast quantities of war material across the Atlantic and to Russia. The 'senior service' made a huge contribution to the D-Day landings, and sent strong units to support the USN in the final campaigns against Japan.


  • The Royal Navy in 1939
  • The Royal Navy at War
  • Recruitment and Training
  • Bibliography
  • The Plates

Author: Ian Sumner

Illustrated by: Alix Baker

Publisher: Osprey Publishing

Description: 64 pages, Paperback, 248 X 185 mm. 

Condition: VERY GOOD+ 

Shipping weight: 350 gr.

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