• Between Hostile Shores: Mediterranean Convoys 1941-1942 (Paperback)

Between Hostile Shores: Mediterranean Convoys 1941-1942 (Paperback)

Price: £13.80


Description

Between Hostile Shores is one of a series presenting previously restricted and classified documents in a new, accessible format with tracking maps, battle damage reports and diagrams. 

Inclusive of 2nd class postage and packing  within the UK

Between Hostile Shores contains two Naval Staff History Battle Summaries. These describe the major Mediterranean and Malta convoy operations, alongside fascinating extracts from an unusual official document containing technical descriptions and plans of battle damage suffered by four Royal Navy warships escorting Mediterranean convoys. Extracts from orders and despatches give contemporary accounts of planning and the views of senior officers in command.  

  • Between Hostile Shores is one of a series of previously restricted and classified documents in a new, accessible format
  • Specially commissioned commentary by expert military historians
  • Published in collaboration with Britannia Royal Naval College

About the series 

Never previously published in this format, documents once stamped ‘secret’ have been sourced from Britannia Royal Naval College’s Library. These include reports and plans drawn up by serving Royal Navy Officers during and immediately after World War II. Britannia Naval Histories of World War II also contain Germany’s recorded view of action against the British, with Hitler’s comments, as they were typed and filed at the time: the Fuehrer Conferences. Specially commissioned artwork apears on each front cover.


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