H.M.S. Warspite : The Story of a Famous Battleship. First Edition in dustjacket


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ROSKILL, S.W., Captain. D.S.C., R.N. H.M.S. Warspite : The Story of a Famous Battleship. London : Collins, [September] 1957. First Printing. Pp (6),7-319,(1) + 8 pages of illustrations, most b&w photos. With 8 maps in the text. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Law 1004. Foreword by Admiral of the Fleet, Viscount Cunningham of Hyndhope. Introductory poem, "The Subject" by Lieutenant-Commander R.A.B. Michell; Introduction; 1. The First TwoAncestors, 1596-1715; 2. The Next Four Warspites, 175 8-1904; 3. The Evolu tion of the 7th Warspite; 4. From First Commissioning to Jutland, 1915 - 1916; 5. From Jutland to the German Fleet's Surrender, 1916 - 1918; 6. Between the Wars, 1919 - 1939; 7. From Alexandria to Narvik and Back Again, September 1939 — July 1940; 8. From Calabria to Crete, August 1940 — May 1941; 9. Eastern Fleet, January 1942 - Mediterranean, December 1943; 10. Normandy and Walcheren to the End, January 1944 — August 1947. Appendices: A. Naval Building Programmes, 190 5 -1913; B. Captains of the 7th Warspite; C. The Surrender of the German High Seas Fleet, 18th November. 1918; D. British andItalian Fleets in the Action off Calabria, 9th July, 1940; E. British and Italian Fleets in the Battle of Cape Matapan, 28th - 29th March, 1941; F. The Surrender of the Italian Fleet, September 1943; G. References to Sources. Vg in price-clipped dustjacket, with a few nicks, and small hole to the dj's spine.. 90.00

Title: H.M.S. Warspite : The Story of a Famous Battleship. First Edition in dustjacket

Author Name: ROSKILL, S.W.

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Collins, London, 1957,:

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