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The Royal Navy and the Falklands War

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The story of the Falklands War usually concentrates on the exploits of the Marines and other land forces, but all that would have been impossible without the contribution of the Royal Navy in transporting those forces to the islands and supplying them once there. David Brown tells in full for the first time the story of how the fleet was assembled, including the "calling up" and conversion of merchant vessels for their new roles. Order emerges from what appeared to be chaos and the ships converge, after a voyage of 7000 miles, in the remote South Atlantic. The author then covers the fates of the ships and the parts they played in the fighting.

Item details

Author(s):
Brown, David
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1987
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0850520592
ISBN-13:
9780850520590
Number of pages:
384
Publisher:
Leo Cooper

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The story of the Falklands War usually concentrates on the exploits of the Marines and other land forces, but all that would have been impossible without the contribution of the Royal Navy in transporting those forces to the islands and supplying them once there. David Brown tells in full for the first time the story of how the fleet was assembled, including the "calling up" and conversion of merchant vessels for their new roles. Order emerges from what appeared to be chaos and the ships converge, after a voyage of 7000 miles, in the remote South Atlantic. The author then covers the fates of the ships and the parts they played in the fighting.

Author(s):
Brown, David
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1987
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0850520592
ISBN-13:
9780850520590
Number of pages:
384
Publisher:
Leo Cooper

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