The Royal Marines and the war at sea 1939-45

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Watts, M. 2018. The Royal Marines and the war at sea 1939-45. Stroud, Gloucestershire Amberley Publishing.
AuthorsWatts, M.
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Combining personal narrative with strategical, tactical and technical analysis, this book is centred on the career of the author's great-uncle, Colour Sergeant Albert 'Nobby' Elliott, who saw active service in the Atlantic, Mediterranean, Arctic and Indian Oceans. He was Mentioned in Despatches at the Second battle of Sirte, took part in Operation Torch, and was a gun layer in HMS Jamaica when she took part in the sinking of the German battleship Scharnhorst on Boxing Day 1943.Nobby finished the war recovering Allied prisoners of war from the south-west Pacific, and was present at the surrender of Japanese forces while on board HMS Glory.

Year2018
PublisherAmberley Publishing
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Print15 Feb 2018
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Deposited08 Aug 2018
Place of publicationStroud, Gloucestershire
ISBN9781445663180
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