Immortal Gamble : And the Part Played in it by H.M.S. Cornwallis. 2nd pr

By: STEWART, A.T PESHALL, C.J.E., The Rev.

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STEWART, A.T. and The Rev. C.J.E. PESHALL. The Immortal Gamble : And the Part Played in it by H.M.S. "Cornwallis". L.: A & C Black Ltd., (August) 1917. Second Printing (stated on half-title verso). Pp (6),vii-xvi,1-269,(1), 2p of adverts, frontispiece + 30 pages of plates, 1 map leaf. 8vo, blue cloth. An account of some of the naval aspects of the British invasion, debacle, and evacuation at Gallipoli, and especially of the role played by HMS Cornwallis in the last. Chapters : 1. The Cast is Thrown; 2. The Preliminary Landings; 3. The Battle of the Narrows; 4. Stepping-Stones; 5. The Great Landing; 6. Sidelights; 7. Of the Dead - And of the Living; 8. The Din of Arms; 9. The Loss of the Goliath; 10. The Coming of the German Submarines (pp.179-195); 11. In Harbour; 12. Of Doing Nothing; 13. The Evacuation of Suvla and Anzac; 14. Ashore at Suvla; 15. The Hand is Played. With appendices (list of honours, list of officers). Light edgewear, else vg. 75.00

Title: Immortal Gamble : And the Part Played in it by H.M.S. Cornwallis. 2nd pr

Author Name: STEWART, A.T PESHALL, C.J.E., The Rev.

Categories: 41,

Publisher: A & C Black, London, 1917,:

Seller ID: 33380

Keywords: NAUTICAL NAVAL WW1 UNITED KINGDOM TURKEY GALLIPOLI ROYAL NAVY HISTORY,