The Royal Navy - 100 Years of Maritime Warfare
Produced in association with The National Museum of the Royal Navy, this books examines the convoy systems, carrier operations and amphibious landings that the Royal Navy developed and refined during the First and Second World Wars.
It is illustrated with painstakingly researched images and memorabilia from the archives of the Museum, whose collections include items relating to the Royal Marines, Fleet Air Arm and Submarine Service.
Included with the beautifully boxed book are 15 removable facsimile documents, including:
- Plan of the action off the Falkland Isles, that shows the movements of the ships, 8 December 1914
- Pages from a sketchbook showing the action at the Battle of Jutland, May 1916
- A letter from HMS Suffolk, sent 8 June 1941, that details the sinking of Hood and Bismarck
Foreword by Dan Snow