Naval Staff Histories

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  • The Royal Navy and the Mediterranean: Vol.II: November 1940-December 1941 book cover

    The Royal Navy and the Mediterranean

    Vol.II: November 1940-December 1941, 1st Edition

    This work covers a difficult period of the war for the Royal Navy's Mediterranean Fleet. It covers the destruction of the Italian Fleet at Taranto by naval aircraft from the carrier Illustrious, and the entry of the German Luftwaffe into the theatre with their attack on Illustrious in 1941.…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
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  • The Royal Navy and the Arctic Convoys: A Naval Staff History book cover

    The Royal Navy and the Arctic Convoys

    A Naval Staff History, 1st Edition

    Edited by Malcolm Llewellyn-Jones

    Published here for the first time, this volume presents a superb range of insights into this crucial effort of the Second World War. This Naval Staff History describes the vital role of the Arctic Convoys, 1941-1945 and was first issued by the Historical Section of the Admiralty as a confidential…

    Paperback – 2014-08-15
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  • Naval Operations of the Campaign in Norway, April-June 1940 book cover

    Naval Operations of the Campaign in Norway, April-June 1940

    1st Edition

    By David Brown

    This is the official Naval Staff history of the Norway campaign, originally published internally in 1951. It covers the period from early April 1940 to the completion of operations in June. The operation involved most of the Royal Navy's ships in the Home theatre at the time.…

    Paperback – 2014-08-15
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  • The Royal Navy and the Mediterranean Convoys: A Naval Staff History book cover

    The Royal Navy and the Mediterranean Convoys

    A Naval Staff History, 1st Edition

    Edited by Malcolm Llewellyn-Jones

    This book contains the Naval Staff History originally issued by the Admiralty in 1957 as a confidential book for use within the Royal Navy. It has since been declassified and is published here for the first time, along with an extended preface. This volume describes the dangerous convoy operations…

    Paperback – 2014-02-18
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  • The Royal Navy and the Palestine Patrol book cover

    The Royal Navy and the Palestine Patrol

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ninian Stewart

    This is an entirely new Naval Staff History covering the period immediately after the Second World War and the Royal Navy operations to prevent illegal Jewish immigration into Palestine, at the time under British Mandate from the United Nations. The Palestine Patrol, as it became known,…

    Paperback – 2002-06-01
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  • German Capital Ships and Raiders in World War II: Volume II: From Scharnhorst to Tirpitz, 1942-1944 book cover

    German Capital Ships and Raiders in World War II

    Volume II: From Scharnhorst to Tirpitz, 1942-1944, 1st Edition

    This volume is a compendium of four Battle Summaries or Naval Staff Histories produced soon after the war by the Naval Historical Branch of the Admiralty. Originally classified and designed for internal use only, these histories are published here for the first time. The documents in this book…

    Hardback – 2002-04-30
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  • German Capital Ships and Raiders in World War II: Volume I: From Graf Spee to Bismarck, 1939-1941 book cover

    German Capital Ships and Raiders in World War II

    Volume I: From Graf Spee to Bismarck, 1939-1941, 1st Edition

    By Eric Grove

    This is a comnpendium volume of three Battle Summaries or Naval Staff Histories produced soon after the war by the Naval Historical Branch of the Admiralty. Originally classified and designed for internal use only, these histories are published here for the first time. The documents in this book…

    Hardback – 2002-04-29
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  • The Royal Navy and the Mediterranean: Vol.I: September 1939 - October 1940 book cover

    The Royal Navy and the Mediterranean

    Vol.I: September 1939 - October 1940, 1st Edition

    By David Brown

    This volume deals with the first 15 months of the Mediterranean Campaign including the preparations for war, the effect of the entry of Italy into the war in June, 1940, the tragic actions against the French Fleet, and the achievement of British command of the sea, which was the defining factor for…

    Hardback – 2002-02-27
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  • The Evacuation from Dunkirk: 'Operation Dynamo', 26 May-June 1940 book cover

    The Evacuation from Dunkirk

    'Operation Dynamo', 26 May-June 1940, 1st Edition

    By W.J.R. Gardner

    This is the Naval Staff History of "Operation Dynamo", originally published internally in 1949. British ships evacuated nearly 100,000 men of the BEF from the beaches, and over 200,000 from harbours. Other nations' vessels carried more than 30,000.…

    Paperback – 2000-06-29
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