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Engage the Enemy More Closely: The Royal Navy in the Second World War

By: Barnett, Correlli

Price: $15.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2298325

ISBN: 0393029182

Condition: Near Fine


First American edition. Jacket price clipped, faint crease along top edge of rear jacket panel. 1991 Hard Cover. xviii, [2], 1052 pp. 8vo. This masterful, engrossing work tells of the British Royal Navy's operations and command decisions throughout the hardest war of its four centuries of history. Barnett's analytical narrative devotes attention to Prime Minister Winston Churchill's efforts during the early years to keep the war ablaze so that America would believe Britain's cause worth backing. Barnett shows how, after the U.S. entered the war, the Western Allies developed and carried out the... View more info