By Quintin Colville
In 1914 nice Britain had the biggest and strongest army the realm had ever obvious – a widely known truth, yet what of the standard event of these who served in her? This absolutely illustrated publication appears on the British sailor's lifestyles in the course of the First global warfare, from the Falkland Islands to the East African coast to the North Sea. foodstuff within the stokers' mess and the admiral's cabin; the claustrophobic terrors of the engine room or submarine; the lengthy separations from family that have been the shared event of all ranks; the perils confronted by means of Royal Naval Air carrier pilots within the air; the possessions precious by way of sailors whereas at sea – drawing on a wealth of formerly unpublished fabrics from the nationwide Maritime Museum files, this is often an authoritative and vibrant account of lives lived in rather notable situations.
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