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Two Fleets Surprised - SETH, Ronald

Geoffrey Bles, 1960, Hardback in Dustwrapper..
Condition: Very Good - in Good DJ. DJ slightly ruffled along edges, some slight loss at head of spine and lightly soiled. Foyles sticker to pastedown. Foredges heavily spotted. Internally bright and clean.

The battle of Cape Matapan was an important turning point in the war. 'This timely and welcome victory' wrote Sir Winston Churchill in The Second World War, 'disposed of all challenge to British naval mastery in the Eastern Mediterranean at this critical time.' The battle had many unusual and interesting features. The scene was the Mediterranean in 1941 and the conflict was the result of complicated coincidences and, from the Italian point of view, misfortunes. Illustrated with B&W photographs and maps. 201pp. Index. Size: 8vo Medium (8" x 5½" approx.) Jacket Designed by Alan Plummer. Dust wrapper in protective, removable sleeve. Introduction / preface by Admiral Angelo Iachino and Sir William James.

£14.50 (Now Sold)