Book Review-‘A History of the Royal Navy: World War II’ by Duncan Redford

By John Rodgaard, published November 2020


The National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN) has produced three chronologically themed books covering the Royal Navy from the sailing era to the twentieth century. In addition to the three, the NMRN has produced several slightly smaller histories each covering a specific war within the three main themes. This book by Duncan Redford is the latest of the smaller histories, and this one examines the Royal Navy’s part in the Second World War. As such it complements the third in the series, The Royal Navy: A history since 1900, which Redford co-authored with the noted naval historian Philip D. Grove…

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Filed under: WW2
Subjects include: Battles & Tactics | Navies | Strategy & Diplomacy

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