Cunningham: The Greatest Admiral Since Nelson :: John Winton

Cunningham: The Greatest Admiral Since Nelson :: John Winton soon to be presented for sale on the lustrous BookLovers of Bath web site!

London: John Murray, 1999, Hardback in dust wrapper.

Includes: Black & white photographs; Chronological tables (1); List of sources; Operational maps;

From the cover: Admiral of the Fleet Viscount Cunningham of Hyndhope, always known as ABC, was the Royal Navys greatest sea captain since Nelson. As a midshipman, he served ashore with the Naval Brigade in the Boer War, and he won a DSO and two bars as a destroyer captain in the First World War. When he was C-in-C Mediterranean from 1939 to 1942, his ships inflicted a crushing defeat on the Italian Navy at Cape Matapan, evacuated the army from Greece and then from Crete, and continued to supply besieged Malta and Tobruk. ABC was Eisenhowers naval commander fo…

Introduction by: Jock Slater

Very Good in Good Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper pulled, and creased therefore, at the foot of the lower panel without tears or loss. The contents complete, clean and tight.

Green boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. (xiv) 432 pages. Index. Bibliography. 9½” x 6¼”.

Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I fascinate you with a carefully selected medley featured in my Military Naval catalogue?



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