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The Royal Navy in Eastern Waters : linchpin of victory 1935-1942 / Andrew Boyd ; foreword by N A M Rodger.

by Boyd, Andrew (Andrew Jonathan Corrie) [author.].
United Kingdom Seaforth Publishing 2017Description: xxi, 538 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781473892484 (hbk.) :.Subject(s): Great Britain. Royal Navy -- History -- 20th century | World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, British | World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Eastern Front | Second World War, 1939-1945 | Royal Navy | Indian OceanDDC classification: 940.545941 Also issued online.
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This book fills the void in most histories of the Second World War at sea - between the Pacific and Mediterranean. The author explains how control of the Indian Ocean was crucial to Britain being able to meet the challenge of the Japanese Navy and the demands of the Middle East and Mediterranean, giving a detailed picture of British naval policy. Uk

Includes bibliographical references and index.
Uses CAB 2, 16, 24, 50, 53, 55, 65, 69-70, 77, 79-81, 88, 99, 105-6, 119-22, 146
PREM 1, 3, 4
FO 371
HW 1, 4, 12, 50
ADM , 116, 167, 173, 178, 199, 205, 223-224,
WO 193, 208, 216,
AIR 2, 8, 14, 20, 22-23, 40

Also issued online.

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