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1 THURSFIELD, H.G., Rear-Admiral, (ed.) BRASSEY MCMURTRIE, Francis E. HURD, Archibald, Sir. Brassey's Naval Annual 1944. First US printing in dustjacket
Macmillan Company, New York, 1945, 
THURSFIELD, H.G., Rear-Admiral, (ed). Brassey's Naval Annual 1944. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1945. First Printing. Pp (4),iii-viii,1-303,(3),P 1-P116,1-[7],(1), frontispiece + 22 p plates. Illustrated. Index. 8vo, bluecloth, gilt lettering to spine, blindstamped to front board. "This famous authority on the current activities of all the navies ot the world is now being issued for its fifty-fifth and perhaps most important year. It is the complete chronicle of naval engagements, of ships in service, and of naval theory and progress during the past year. The book opens with the month-by-month history of naval action on the seven seas, told by Rear-Admiral Thursfield. Individual battles are described, and strategy explained. There follow chapters by ten other naval authorities on such subjects as The Air War at Sea, The U-Boat War, The Expansion of Sea Power, Naval Strategy, The Press and the Navy. These stories and articles are illustrated with 27 action photographs. The second section of the book is for reference purposes. It contains numerous tables of dimensions and particulars of the various classes of ships in the different navies, and a pictorial section of 26 pages of silhouettes and 90 pages of plans and elevations. The book has been carefullv indexed." (from the dj). Contents : Preface. Review of 1943 : 1. A NavalChronicle (by Rear-Admiral A.G. Thursfield). 2. Foreign Navies (by Francis E. McMurtrie). 3. The Future of Sea and Air Transport (by Sir Achibald Hur d). 4. The Air War at Sea (by Major Oliver Stewart). 5. The U-Boat War (by Commande H. Pursey). 6. The Development of Landing Craft (by A. J. McWhinnie). 7. The Expansion of Sea Power in the Present War (by Dr. H. Rosinsk). 8. The Fleet Air Arm (by Owen Rutter). 9. A New Treattise on Naval Strategy (by Capt. Russell Grenfell). 10. The Press and the Navy (by Gordon Holman).11. The Man and the Machine (by Admiral Sir William James). Reference Sect ion : Dimensions and Particulars of Ships of the Larger Navies; Ships of the Lesser Navies; Flotillas of the World; Ship-Borne Aircraft; Miscellaneous: Diary of Naval Events, 1943. Naval Authorities : Principal Naval Officia ls, British and Foreign; British and Foreign Naval Attachés. Pictorial Section : Silhouetes of Warships : Batleships; Aircraft Carriers and Tenders; Cruisers and Coast-Defence Ships; Flotillas. Plans and Elevations of Warships. A very good, bright copy in browned dustjacket. 150.00

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2 THURSFIELD, H.G., Rear-Admiral, ed BRASSEY MCMURTRIE, Francis E. HURD, Archibald, Sir. Brassey's Naval Annual 1945. First Edition
London : William Clowes William Clowes / Macmillan, 1945, 1945 
THURSFIELD, H.G., Rear-Admiral, (ed.). Brassey's Naval Annual 1945. London : William Clowes / New York : The Macmillan Company, (1945). First Edition. Pp (i)-viii, 1-324, [2], P1-P119, 1-6, [1] of index. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth gilt lettering to spine, blindstamped to front board.

Review of 1944.
Thursfield's "The Organisation of Fighting Forces";
E.A. Altham's "A Naval Chronicle";
Francis E. McMurtrie's "Foreign Navies";
Archibald Hurd's "The Future of the British Maritime Industries";
Oliver Stewart's "The Air War at Sea";
Bernard Brodie's "The Strategy of the Pacific War";
H. Rosinski's "Strategy and Propaganda in German Naval Thought";
L. MacLean's "Sea-Air-Land Power in the Pacific";
Gordon Holman's "The Landing in Normandy";
"Volage"'s '"Carrier Operations";
Admiral Sir William James' "The Navy after the War".

Reference Section.
Dimensions and Particulars of Ships of the Larger Navies
Ships of the Lesser Navies
Flotillas of the World
Naval Aircraft
Diary of Naval Events, 1944
Principal Naval Officials, British and Foreign
British and Foreign Naval Attaches

Pictorial Section.
Silhouettes of Warships
Battleships
Aircraft Carriers and Tenders
Cruisers and Coast-Defence Ships
Plans and Elevations of Warships.

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3 THURSFIELD, H.G., Rear-Admiral, ed BRASSEY MCMURTRIE, Francis E. HURD, Archibald, Sir. Brassey's Naval Annual 1945. US ed, in dj
Macmillan, 1945, 
THURSFIELD, H.G., Rear-Admiral, (ed). Brassey's Naval Annual 1945. N.Y.: Macmillan, 1945. Pp (i)-viii, 1-324, [2], P1-P119, 1-6, [1] of index. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. Thursfield's "The Organisation of Fighting Forces"; E.A. Altham's "A Naval Chronicle"; Francis E. McMurtrie's "Foreign Navies";Archibald Hurd's "The Future of the British Maritime Industries"; Oliver S tewart's "The Air War at Sea"; Bernard Brodie's "The Strategy of the Pacific War"; H. Rosinski's "Strategy and Propaganda in German Naval Thought"; L.MacLean's "Sea-Air-Land Power in the Pacific"; Gordon Holman's "The Landin g in Normandy"; "Volage"'s '"Carrier Operations"; Admiral Sir William James' "The Navy after the War". Printed in the U.K. Vg in vg dj. 150.00

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