Book Review: The Greek Genocide in American Naval War Diaries

The Greek Genocide In American Naval War Diaries Naval Commanders Report and Protest Death Marches and Massacres in Turkey’s Pontus Region. 1921-1922 Edited by Robert Shenk and Sam Koktzoglou February 2020 404 pages Paperback 9781608011803 This book is a collection of American naval war diaries recently found in the National Archives about what was happening on the northern coast of…

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Book Review: The Last British Battleship HMS Vanguard 1946-1960

By Ray Burt Seaforth Publishing Pages: 128 Illustrations: 150 ISBN: 9781526752260 Published: 20th May 2019 The ninth HMS Vanguard, bearing one of the most illustrious names in the Royal Navy with honors from the Armada to Jutland, was the last and largest of Britain’s battleships and was commissioned in 1946. Her design evolved from of the King George V class and incorporated…

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Book Review: Chippewa Chief in World War II

By Donald J. Norton Foreword by Brigadier General Charles E. Yeager Format: softcover (6 x 9) Pages: 207 2001 p ISBN: 978-0-7864-0994-5 e ISBN: 978-0-7864-5054-1 Imprint: McFarland This is the true story of career naval aviator Oliver Bullard Rasmussen, an aircrewman who avoided capture after his plane crashed in Japan on July 14, 1945, leaving his pilot dead and him…

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Book Review: The Hunters and the Hunted

By Bryan Perrett Pen and Sword Books Pages: 150 ISBN: 9781848846388 Published: 31st August 2012 I was really looking forward to this book, which covers the early part of the First World War, arguably one of the most profound part of history and its impact on later world events. Unfortunately, this book read like a first draft with numerous sentences…

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Book Review: Italian Naval Camouflage of World War II

By Marco Ghiglino Seaforth Publishing Pages: 240 Illustrations: 750 ISBN: 9781526735393 Published: 25th July 2018 This is a major new study of Italian naval camouflage schemes developed and used during World War Two. When Italy entered the War in June 1940, the Regia Marina (Italian Navy) was a force still under development and both Italian warships and merchant ships faced the War…

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Book Review: The Naval Flank of the Western Front

By Mark Karau Seaforth Publishing Pages: 276 ISBN: 9781848322318 Published: 10th February 2015 In 1914, Germany occupied the Belgian ports of Ostend, Zeebrugge and Brugges as part of the Schlieffen Plan, the invasion of France through Belgium. With these ports closer to England than Germany, Marinekorps Flanders was formed. This would eventually include a naval air station, flotillas of naval…

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