BAYLY’S WAR The Battle for the Western Approaches in the First World War


Vivid account of the vigourous defence of Britain’s trade, it brings to life the U-boat battles, Q-ship actions, merchant ship sinkings, and rescues as well as the tireless Admiral Bayly, the commander at the centre. An impressively researched and deftly written history that is well organised and presented.This is an excellent book, looking at one of the key battles of the First World War, making it clear just how hard fought and costly it was, and how Bayly’s men helped win this difficult and dangerous campaign.

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