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BOOK REVIEW – British Light Cruisers 1939-45

By Angus Konstam, illus. by Paul Wright, Osprey Publishing, Oxford, UK. (2012). Reviewed by Richard P. Hallion, Ph.D. Generally speaking, light cruisers have not received as much attention from historians and novelists as have other vessels, though they have figured … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW – A Hard Fought Ship, The Story of HMS Venomous

By Robert J.Moore and John A. Rodgaard;  Holywell Publishing,  St. Albans, Hertfordshire, UK, (2010). Reviewed by Thomas C. Hone, Ph.D. This well-illustrated paperback book covers the career of a Royal Navy destroyer commissioned in 1919 and the experiences of the … Continue reading

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Naval History and the Royal Navy: An Interview with Former First Sea Lord Admiral Sir Jonathon Band

On 20 November, the Naval Historical Foundation interviewed First Sea Lord Admiral Sir Jonathon Band, GCL, DL, who presently serves as Chairman of Trustees of the National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN). The NMRN represents an amalgamation of the National … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW: A Hard Fought Ship – The Story of HMS Venemous

By Robert J. Moore and John A. Rodgaard, Holywell House Publishing, 2010 (first published in Great Britain by Robert J. Moore, 1990) Reviewed by Rear Admiral Joseph F. Callo, USNR (Ret) Every ship has a unique life, and in the … Continue reading

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