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TASK FORCE : The Inside Story of the Ships and Heroes of the Royal Navy by  John Parker - Hardcover - Reprint - 2005 - from Diversity Books and Biblio.com

TASK FORCE : The Inside Story of the Ships and Heroes of the Royal Navy

by Parker, John

Condition: Very Good/Good+


London: Bounty Books, 2005. 376pp., plus 2 x 8 page b/white photographically-illustrated sections. Book clean, square. Spine firm, light bump to foot. Gloss illustrated boards very good. Leaves clean. Like-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly edgeworn, mildly indentations, and two small areas of surface abrasion to rear flap fold. "John Parker tracks the Navy's metamorphosis with dramatic first-person testimonies from those involved in some of the greatest British naval operations of the twentieth century: The Battle of Jutland in 1916; the epic campaigns of World War II and into modern times, recounting virtually every major Naval engagement culminating in the vital British Task Force . . . " Contents include: Acks., Prologue, 18 chapters, Appendix, Index. Book weight approx. 680g. . Reprint. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good/Good+. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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