Edwyn Gray's British Submarines at War: 1914-1918 PDF

By Edwyn Gray

Originally released in 1970 and out of print for almost thirty years, this booklet has already earned its position as a vintage of submarine background by way of an writer with a world popularity for being second-to-none in evoking the claustrophobic horror of battle underneath the waves. exact intimately, but written with humanity and humour, it tells the tale of Britain’s pioneer submarines in the course of the 1914-1918 conflict in which their crews battled courageously in atrocious stipulations opposed to a talented and ruthless enemy and an both unforgiving sea.

2001 marks the centenary of Britain’s Submarine carrier brought into the Royal military within the face of competition from nearly each flag officer within the fleet. The committed fans who made up their crews have been derided as participants of ‘The exchange’ yet they fought the Edwardian Naval institution as fiercely as they have been later to struggle the enemy; And Victory used to be their gift on either events.

Freshly illustrated, this moment version is a well timed tribute to the gallant pioneers who created the legacy of dogged braveness, choice, and criteria of excellence which stay the proud hallmarks of the Royal Navy’s submarine carrier today.

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