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The Floating Ambush: the Q ships of the First World War-Q-Ships and Their Story with a Short History of Startin's Pets

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The secret U-Boat killers and their Royal Navy crews during the Great War at sea The idea of the Q ship as a decoy vessel is not new for they were employed by the Royal Navy in the 17th century to lure Mediterranean pirates to destruction. However, by 1915 during the First World War the war at sea was becoming desperate for the allies. To ensure ultimate victory British and French armies needed materiel from America which was, of course, carried to Europe in merchant vessels. Germany knew that its surface fleet of ...

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The Floating Ambush: the Q ships of the First World War-Q-Ships and Their Story with a Short History of Startin's Pets
2019, Leonaur Ltd

ISBN-13: 9781782828433

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The Floating Ambush: the Q ships of the First World War-Q-Ships and Their Story with a Short History of Startin's Pets
2019, Leonaur Ltd

ISBN-13: 9781782828426

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