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Battle of the Atlantic 1939–41: RAF Coastal Command's hardest fight against the U-boats: 15 Paperback – 31 March 2020

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  • Publisher : Osprey Publishing (31 March 2020)
  • Language : English
  • Paperback : 96 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 1472836030
  • ISBN-13 : 978-1472836038
  • Dimensions : 15.32 x 0.69 x 22.38 cm
  • Customer Reviews:
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This is the David-and-Goliath story of how RAF Coastal Command battled with outdated aircraft against the deadly U-boat fleet during the crucial first years of World War II.

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Mark Lardas holds a degree in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, but spent his early career at the Johnson Space Center doing Space Shuttle structural analysis, and space navigation. An amateur historian and a long-time ship modeler, Mark Lardas currently lives and works in League City, Texas. He has written extensively about modeling as well as naval, maritime, and military history.

Edouard Groult grew up inspired by watching historical documentaries with his father and developed a fascination for historical and fantasy art. Following art studies in both Paris and Belgium he worked as a concept artist in the videogame industry and in recent years has also undertaken historical commissions while working as a freelancer for historical magazines. He lives and works in Oxford, UK.

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Owen Clark
3.0 out of 5 stars Seems a bit rushed
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Bayard B.
4.0 out of 5 stars OK. Describes tactics, aircraft development, low priority accorded to Coastal Command at the time.
Reviewed in the United States on 2 March 2020
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5.0 out of 5 stars The unexpected fight...
Reviewed in the United States on 25 February 2020
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5.0 out of 5 stars Another great addition to a growing series
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