Title: Room 40 : British Naval Intelligence 1914-1918. US Book Club in dustjacket.
Publisher:  Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, New York, 1982,
Seller ID: 25298
BEESLY, Patrick. Room 40: British Naval Intelligence 1914-1918. New York : Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, (1982). Book Club Edition. Pp 338 + 16 p. of plates. 8vo, black cloth spine, red boards. "But for the work of Room 40 there would have been no battle of Jutland; the Irish Easter Rising in 1916 might have succeeded; and the United States would not have joined the Allies in April of 1917.[...] The American edition benefits from an important revision: the author has amended his views of the sinking of the Lusitania and intimates that a British conspiracy lay behind the tragedy." - from the dj.18 chapters including: 7. Lusitania: Foul-up or Conspiracy; 8. My Name is Hall [William Reginald 'Blinker']; 10. Jutland; 15. Unrestricted U-boat Warfare. With bibliography and index. Very good in spine-stickered dustjacket.20.00