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Captain Bennett discusses the traumatic effects of the Washington and London Naval Treaties on the fleets of the principal powers between the wars, and their astonishing growth and technical progress between 1939 and 1945. He then deals with the war in the Atlantic and the Mediterranean. The Battle of the River Plate, the struggle for Narvik, the hunt for the Bismarck, the destruction of the Italian Fleet at Taranto and Matapan are all vividly described and authoritatively analysed.
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Geoffrey Bennett served in the Royal Navy from 1923 until 1958. He was a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society and author of many naval histories, including Naval Battles of the First World War, Nelson the Commander and The Battle of the River Plate.
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Book Description Pen and Sword, 2003. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110850529891
Book Description Pen & Sword Books, 2003. Paperback. Condition: New. soft back book New [ box 52 ]. Seller Inventory # 111816009