by Archibald Hurd

Publisher: Naval & Military Press

Written in English
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Number of Pages512
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Open LibraryOL8966290M
ISBN 10184734285X
ISBN 109781847342850

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In the first volume of this History of the part which the Merchant Navy took in the Great War, the record was carried down to the early months ofwhen the conscience of the world was shocked by the torpedoing of the Lusitania, with a loss of nearly 1, lives.

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Journal, May pages Also. The U.S. Navy Department's Office of Naval History under Rear-Admiral J. Heffernan, U.S.N., has also given me generous help in comparing British records with its own. It was to be expected that criticisms of my first volume would reach me after publication, but I have been encouraged by the fact that they have been generous rather than severe.

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