The Royal New Zealand Navy [Series Title: Official History of New Zealand in the Second World War 1939-45]

By: Waters, S. D.

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Ex-library. Library stamps and markings. Lacking the dust-jacket.; xvi, 570, [1] pages + frontispiece + plates + 7 colour folding maps and charts. 8 in-text maps. Blue cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 243 x 150mm. "In ships of every type - from battleships and aircraft-carriers to submarines and motor-launches - New Zealanders took part in every major naval operation of the Second World War." Contents: Foreword; Preface; Part I - The Royal New Zealand Navy: Genesis of Royal New Zealand Navy; Outbreak of War: Cruise of HMS Achilles; The Search for the Admiral Graf Spee; The Battle of the River Plate; The Destruction of the Admiral Graf Spee; The Cruise of the Leander; Hunting Raiders in the Indian Ocean; Operations off the Coast of Syria; Raider in New Zealand Waters; Cruises of the Orion and Komet; Protection of Shipping; Minesweeping in New Zealand Waters; The Loss of HMS Neptune; Anti-Submarine Policy; Anti-Invasion Mine Defences; The Aggressions of Japan; Peril in the South Pacific; The Minesweeping Flotillas; Turn of the Tide in the Pacific; The Struggle for Guadalcanal; Battles for the Solomons; The Tide of Victory; The New Zealand Cruisers; With the British Pacific Fleet; The Surrender of Japan; Part II - Organisation and Administration: Recruiting and Training; Organisation of Naval Staff; Development of Radar; New Zealanders in the Royal Navy; Appendices.

Title: The Royal New Zealand Navy [Series Title: Official History of New Zealand in the Second World War 1939-45]

Author Name: Waters, S. D.

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Wellington, War History Branch, Department of Internal Affairs: 1956

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 20741

Keywords: Military History New Zealand World War II Two 2 Military History World War Two II