Download PDF by Paul Kemp: A Pictorial History of the Sea War 1939-1945

By Paul Kemp

ISBN-10: 1557506744

ISBN-13: 9781557506740

An illustrated paintings overlaying the naval part of international warfare II. the topic is mentioned based on kind of motion, together with fleet activities, provider struggle, submarine conflict, coastal forces and specified forces. The booklet additionally comprises illustrations of lifestyles at sea and hand over ceremonies.

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Below, left: HMS Ark Royal sinking on 13 November 1941 after completing a fenying operation to Malta. Ark Royal seemed to bear a charmed life: on several· previous occasions the Germans had claimed that she had been sunk. Her luck ran out when she was torpedoed by U81. Valiant efforts to save her failed and she rolled over and sank next day. Below: Ark Royal survivors at Gibraltar. Only one man of her complement of 1,580 was lost. CARRIER WAR 29 Right, top: HMS Victorious in northern waters in early 1942.

Here pilots prepare for the operation aboard Furious. 'Above, centre: Some hits were scored on Tirpitz, seen here on fire during the attack, and she was badly damaged. But she was not stink, so the carrier attacks continued throughout the summer. Above, right: Handlers rush to secure a Barracuda returning after the T~ngsten' strike. Above: The escort carrier HMS Nairana in the Clyde on com- pletion in February 1944. Escort carriers were built using merchant ship hulls and machinery or converted from merchant ships already under construction (Nairana was built as the Port Victor until purchased).

58 reached out and sank the Japanese behemoth Yamato. CARRIER WAR 55 ll belligerents depended, to a greater or lesser extent, upon the free movement of their merchant shipping either in direct support of military operations or for the import/export of raw materials essential to the war effort. The country which depended most upon its merchant shipping was Great Britain. Britain was, and is, a manufacturing nation unable to feed itself and dependent on the import of food and raw materials for survival.

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