Hostilities Only: Training the Wartime Royal Navy -::- Brian Lavery lands on the shelves of my shop.
London: National Maritime Museum, 2004, Paperback.
Contains: Black & white photographs; Diagrams; List of abbreviations;
From the cover: Just over a million people 923,000 men and 86,000 women served in the Royal Navy during the Second World War. With the outbreak of war, the navy needed a massive injection of manpower. To this end, thousands of Hostilities Only servicemen and women were recruited. These inexperienced recruits would serve only for the duration of the war in Britains first real cit…
Very Good. Private book plate to the first blank.
304 pages. Index. Bibliography. Trade Paperback (9¾” x 6¾”).