Author Results for Geoffrey Till

Letters from the First World War

By Geoffrey Till

The author quotes from a small collection of letters from British naval officers in the 1914-16 period. Dominant themes are weary boredom on patrol in inhospitable seas and frustration over the little engagement with the enemy, tempered only with the realisation of being better off than their countrymen in the trenches. There is disappointment with […] Read More

Filed under: Atlantic | WW1 | English Channel | North Sea | Mediterranean | Jutland
Subjects include: Manpower & Life at Sea