(Gloucestershire, England): Sutton Publishing, (2006),
First Edition. quarto, black boards in pictorial dust jacket. (x); 310pp. Sutton Publishing, Item #18901
An account of how the Royal Navy adapted to the demands of war, the service through the war years, its command structure, major wartime engagements, and the role of the still young submarine service and naval aviation. Comprehensive appendixes provide details of the main classes of warship, the main naval bases and stations at home and abroad, details of ranks and insignia, medals and decorations, and the training of both officers and men. Extensively illustrated. Very fine copy.