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Anti-Submarine Warfare, Battle of the Atlantic, Book Reviews, Force Structure, Maritime Strategy, Naval History, Sea Power, Seapower
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Latest Book Reviews, 18 June 2024

18 Jun 24

BRE. The latest book reviews are now available. The first considers a previously unpublished manuscript by Vice Admiral Sir Peter Bretton examining the Battle of the Atlantic. The second considers the latest volume from the Navy Records Society examining naval planning for the immediate post-Second World War period.

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The Battle of the Atlantic: The War Against Allied Shipping, 1939-1945

18 Jun 24

479 pages David Collins Please note this e-book will be published on 1 September 2024 NR readers will recall the […]

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Book Reviews, Maritime Strategy, Naval History, Second World War
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Latest Book Review, 10 May 2024

10 May 24

BRE. The latest book review is now available. It considers G H Bennett’s book on coastal warfare, in particular off the east coast of the UK during the Second World War, and interestingly, from a German perspective.

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The War for England’s Shores: S-Boats and the Fight Against British Coastal Convoys

10 May 24

273 pages Chris O’Flaherty The author sets out on his textual journey with three aims: to examine the east coast […]

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Anti-Submarine Warfare, Battle of the Atlantic, Book Reviews, Merchant Navy, Naval History, Second World War, Submarines
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Latest Book Review, 19 March 2024

19 Mar 24

BRE. The latest book review is now available. It considers a 2021 reissue of Vice Admiral Sir Peter Gretton’s 1974 book Crisis Convoy, providing an account of convoy HX.231, amidst the wider context of the Battle of the Atlantic.

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Crisis Convoy: The Story of HX 231, A Turning Point in the Battle of the Atlantic

19 Mar 24

222 pages David Collins We are once again indebted to Sapere Books for reissuing another of Peter Gretton’s books of […]

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Battle of the Atlantic, Book Reviews, Convoy Operations, Merchant Navy, Naval History, Submarines
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Latest Book Review, 12 March 2024

12 Mar 24

BRE. The latest book review is now available. It considers a reprint of Vice Admiral Sir Peter Gretton’s 1964 memoir of his experiences in the Battle of the Atlantic.

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Convoy Escort Commander: A Memoir of the Battle of the Atlantic

12 Mar 24

256 pages David Collins The works of Peter Gretton are having a resurgence thanks to the beneficial republishing programme of […]

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Battle of the Atlantic, Book Reviews, Naval History, Second World War, United States Navy
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Latest Book Review, 13 February

13 Feb 24

BRE. The latest book review is now available. It considers a book exploring the wartime experience of a US warship, the Borie, the wider development of ASW convoy protection in the USN, and US efforts at breaking German codes.

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