Book Review-‘A History of the Royal Navy: World War I’ by Mike Farquharson-Roberts

By Lawrence Sondhaus, published October 2020

Abstract

This concise account of British sea power in the First World War is the latest of 14 volumes in the History of the Royal Navy Series, published by I. B. Tauris in association with the National Museum of the Royal Navy. Working within the limits of a modest page-count, Mike Farquharson-Roberts manages not just to survey the action of 1914–18 in a most engaging manner, but also includes two chapters on the pre-war background. The book is further enhanced by some good maps and the inclusion of over eighty illustrations…

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Subjects include: Navies

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