The Forth at War

William F. Hendrie

 
Date Published :
March 2009
Publisher :
Birlinn
Illustration :
120 b/w illustrations
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Hardback
ISBN : 9781841581835
Pages : 192
Dimensions : 10.5 X 7.75 inches
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$34.95

Overview
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While Scapa Flow is well known for its role as one of the world’s great naval bases during the two World Wars, the Forth and its estuary had an equally extraordinary story to tell. This river was very much a front line against Germany – a fact to which the intensive fortifications on its islands still bear mute testimony.

This book contains magnificent pictures of the British battle fleet setting sail from the Forth, of the rows of German ships at surrender after both wars, of the extraordinary steam powered K- class submarines for which the Forth was well known and of the destruction caused by Luftwaffe bombing raids.

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