Author Results for Michael Whitby

The Seaward Defence of the British Assault Area, 6-14 June 1944

By Michael Whitby

The author correctly contends that the seaward defence of the Normandy beachhead landings of June 1944 receive little attention from naval historians, suggesting that the weakness of the German naval response has served as a diversion. Concentrating on the seaward defences of the British assault area in the eastern Baie de la Seine during the […] Read More

Filed under: English Channel | WW2
Subjects include: Battles & Tactics | Logistics | Navies | Strategy & Diplomacy | Weapons

In Defence of Home Waters: Doctrine and Training in the Canadian Navy during the 1930s

By Michael Whitby

The Royal Canadian Navy’s small, but elite destroyer force trained with the Royal Navy during the interwar period for anticipated defense of home waters. Read More

Filed under: Atlantic | Interwar
Subjects include: Navies