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Cape Matapan 1941: Cunningham’s Mediterranean Triumph

05 Jan 24

96 pages Captain Andrew Welch (retd.) This book is another of Osprey’s 190 strong Campaign series, of which 19 are […]

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Book Reviews, First World War, Naval History, Naval Platforms, Seapower
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Latest Book Review, 22 December

22 Dec 23

BRE. The latest book review is now available. It considers a book exploring the takeovers of four dreadnoughts originally built for foreign navies, by the Royal Navy, their use in the First World War, and subsequent fates.

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The Windfall Battleships: Agincourt, Canada, Erin, Eagle and the Balkan & Latin American Arms Races

22 Dec 23

256 pages Robert Muddysley There cannot be many professors of Egyptology who are also published authors on German warships of […]

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19th Century, Battle of the Atlantic, Cold War, Crimean War, Falklands War, First World War, Force Structure, General, Maritime Strategy, NATO, Naval History, Naval Warfare, Seapower, Second World War
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Latest Book Review, 8 December

08 Dec 23

BRE. The latest book review is now available. It revisits Eric Grove’s 2005 The Royal Navy Since 1815Whilst the book has been previously reviewed, new perspectives on important books are always welcome.

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The Royal Navy Since 1815: A New Short History

08 Dec 23

Whilst the below book will be well-known to members, and was originally reviewed by Professor Andrew Lambert in 2005 (Vol. […]

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British Coastal Forces: Two World Wars and After

28 Nov 23

399 pages Chris O’Flaherty This is a wonderfully detailed book that sets out to be, and achieves, a position as […]

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Book Reviews, Carrier Strike Group, Falklands War, Fleet Air Arm, Joint Operations, Modularity, Naval Aviation, Naval History, Persian Gulf, Surveillance, Technology
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Latest Book Review, 14 November

14 Nov 23

BRE. The latest book review is now available. It considers a book exploring the history of the development and operational service of the Royal Navy’s helicopter-based airborne early warning capability, and a look towards the future with Crowsnest and beyond.

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Eyes of the Fleet: A History of Rotary-Wing Airborne Early Warning/Airborne Surveillance and Control in the Royal Navy 1982-2022

14 Nov 23

179 pages Available from https://shop.navywings.org.uk/collections/books/products/eyes-of-the-fleet-by-richard-scott Dr James Bosbotinis The subject of this book immediately appealed to this reviewer, and being familiar […]

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Book Reviews, Dockyards & Ports, First World War, Naval History, Naval Platforms, Seapower
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Latest Book Review, 10 November

10 Nov 23

BRE. The latest book review is now available. It considers a book exploring the construction of battlecruisers for the Royal Navy at John Brown’s Shipyard on the Clyde before and during the First World War.

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