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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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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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Anti-Submarine Warfare, Battle of the Atlantic, Book Reviews, Convoy Operations, Fleet Air Arm, Naval History, Naval Tactics, Submarines
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Latest Book Review, 24 October

24 Oct 23

BRE. The latest book review is now available. it considers a new book, due to be published on 26 October, examining the story of the convoy HG-76, and the tactical innovations developed and employed by Commander Johnny Walker in its defence.

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The Convoy – HG-76: Taking the Fight to Hitler’s U-Boats

24 Oct 23

By ANGUS KONSTAM (Osprey – £25) ISBN 978 1 4728 5768 2 320 pages Capt Andrew Welch (Retd.) Angus Konstam […]

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Book Reviews, Maritime Strategy, Russia, Submarines
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Latest Book Review, 27 June

27 Jun 23

BRE. The latest book review is now available. It looks at the development of Soviet and Russian cruise-missile-armed submarines and the challenges they faced.

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From Julietts to Yasens: Development and Operational History of Soviet Cruise-Missile Submarines 1958-2022

27 Jun 23

By ALEJANDRO A. VILCHES ALARCON (Helion – £19.95) ISBN 978 1 915070 68 5 88 Pages From Julietts to Yasens […]

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Battle of the Atlantic, Book Reviews, Naval History, Second World War, United States Navy
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Latest Book Reviews, 9 June

09 Jun 23

BRE. The latest book review has been published. It covers two books on British frigates and escort destroyers in the Second World War, and US destroyers vs German U-Boats.

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