War at Sea. Complete set. (3 volumes in 4)

By: ROSKILL, S.W.

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ROSKILL, Captain S.W. The War at Sea. Complete set. Volume I. The Defensive. L.: H.M.S.O., (September 1954). Third Impression. Pp (4),v-xxii,(2), 664,portrait frontispiece + 44 pages of photos + 36 maps (all folding except M ap 22). Also 7 maps and 1 diagram in the text. 26 tables. 8vo, green cloth.Law 0647. Contents: : 1. Maritime War and Maritime Strategy; 2. Maritime W ar:The British Shore Organisation; 3. The Development of Sea-Air Co-operation; 4. Allied and Enemy War Plans and Dispositions; 5. Opening Moves in Home Waters, 3rd September - 31st December, 1939; 6. The Sea Approaches and Coastal Waters, 3rd September - 31st December, 1939; 7. Ocean Warfare, 3rd September - 31st December, 1939; 8. The Sea Approaches and Coastal Waters, 1st January - 31st May, 1940; 9. The Home Fleet, 1st January - 9th April, 1940; 10. The Norwegian Campaign, 8th April - 15th June, 1940; 11. The Controlof the Narrow Seas, 10th May - 4th June, 1940; 12. The Withdrawal from Eur ope, 5th - 25th June, 1940; 13. The Control of Home Waters, 30th May - 31stDecember, 1940; 14. Ocean Warfare 1st January-31st December 1940; 15. The Africian Campaigns, 1st May - 31st December, 1940; 16. Coastal Warfare, 1stJune, 1940 - 31st March, 1941; 17. The Campaign in the North-West Approach es 1st June, 1940 - 31st March, 1941; 18. Ocean Warfare, 1st January - 31stMay, 1941; 19. The Home Fleet, 1st January - 31st May, 1941; 20. The Afric ian Campaigns, 1st January - 31st May, 1941; 21. The Battle of the Atlantic, 1st April - 31st December, 1941; 22. Home Waters and the Arctic, 1st June- 31st December, 1941; 23. Coastal Warfare, 1st April - 31st December, 194 1; 24. The African Campaigns, 1st June - 31st December, 1941; 25. Ocean Warfare, 1st June - 31st December, 1941; 26. Disaster in the Pacific December 1941. With 17 appendices and index. olume II : The Period of Balance. L.: H.M.S.O., 1956. First Impression. Pp (4),v-xvi,(2), [1]-523,(5), frontispiece + 34 pages of photos. 39 maps (34 of which are folding and 5 in the text.Also a graph and two diagrams in the text (listed misleadingly under maps in the Contents). tables. 8vo, green cloth. Contents: 1st January - 31st July, 1942. 1.The Pacific and Indian Oceans; 2. The African Campaigns; 3. ThePriority of Maritime Air Operations, 4. The Battle of the Atlantic: The Ca mpaign in American Waters; 5. Home Waters and the Arctic; 6. Coastal Warfare; 7. Ocean Warfare. 1st August- 31st December, 1942. 8. The Battle of the Atlantic: The Second Campaign on the Convoy Routes; 9. The Pacific and Indian Oceans; 10. Coastal Warfare; 11. Ocean Warfare; 12. Home Waters and the Arctic; 13. The African Campaigns. 1st January - 31st May, 1943. 14. The Battle of the Atlantic: The Triumph of the Escorts; 15. Coastal Warfare; 16. Home Waters and the Arctic; 17. Ocean Warfare; 18. The Pacific and Indian Oceans; 19. The African Campaigns: The Mediterranean Re-opened. With chronological summaries of Principal Events, 15 appendices and index. Volume III :The Offensive - Part I : 1st June 1943 - 31st May 1944. London: H.M.S.O., 1960. First Impression.. Pp (4),v-xv,(1),[1]-413,(3), frontispiece + 30 pages of photos. 21 maps (one in text and many folding). Tables. 8vo, green cloth. With erratum slip at title page. Contents: ; 1. The Background to the Maritime Offensive; 2. The Battle of the Atlantic: 1st June-31st August 1943 The Bay of Biscay Offensive; 3. The Battle of the Atlantic: 1st September-31st December 1943; The Final Defeat of the 'Wolf Packs'; 4. Home Waters and the Arctic 1st June-31st December 1943; 5. Coastal Warfare: 1st June-31st December 1943; 6. The Mediterranean Campaigns: 1st June-15th August 1943;The Invasion of Sicily; 7. The Mediterranean Campaigns: 16th August-31st D ecember 1943; The Landing at Salerno and the Submission of the Italian Fleet; 8. The Pacific and Indian Oceans: 1st June-31st December 1943; 9. The Battle of the Atlantic: 1st January-31st May 1944 The Second Campaign in the Western Approaches; 10. Home Waters and the Arctic: 1st January-31st May 1944; 11. Coastal Warfare: 1st January-31st May 1944; 12. The Mediterranean Campaigns: 1st January-31st May 1944; 13. The Pacific and Indian Oceans 1st January-31st May 1944. With chronological summaries of Principal Events, 10appendices and index. Volume III : The Offensive - Part I : 1st June 1943 - 31st May 1944. London: H.M.S.O., 1960. First Printing. Pp (4),v-xv,(1),[1]-413, frontispiece + 30 pages of photos. 21 maps (one in text and many folding). Tables. 8vo, green cloth. Erratum slip at title-page. Contents: ; 1.The Background to the Maritime Offensive; 2. The Battle of the Atlantic: 1 st June-31st August 1943 The Bay of Biscay Offensive; 3. The Battle of the Atlantic: 1st September-31st December 1943; The Final Defeat of the 'Wolf Packs'; 4. Home Waters and the Arctic 1st June-31st December 1943; 5. Coastal Warfare: 1st June-31st December 1943; 6. The Mediterranean Campaigns: 1stJune-15th August 1943; The Invasion of Sicily; 7. The Mediterranean Campai gns: 16th August-31st December 1943; The Landing at Salerno and the Submission of the Italian Fleet; 8. The Pacific and Indian Oceans: 1st June-31st December 1943; 9. The Battle of the Atlantic: 1st January-31st May 1944 The Second Campaign in the Western Approaches; 10. Home Waters and the Arctic: 1st January-31st May 1944; 11. Coastal Warfare: 1st January-31st May 1944; 12. The Mediterranean Campaigns: 1st January-31st May 1944; 13. The Pacificand Indian Oceans 1st January-31st May 1944. With chronological summaries of Principal Events, 10 appendices and index. Owner's name in Voll. 3. pt 1, else very nice in un-price-clipped dust jackets with only the smallest tears and nicks. Light soiling and spine-browning to jackets, and a few shorttears. Else an attractive set. From the library of the late John Holland, nautical book specialist. 900.00

Title: War at Sea. Complete set. (3 volumes in 4)

Author Name: ROSKILL, S.W.

Categories: 70,

Publisher: HMSO, London, 1954,:

Seller ID: 85864

Keywords: NAUTICAL NAVAL MILITARY WW2 BRITISH ROYAL NAVY HISTORY,