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Smoke and mirrors: Q-ships against the U-boats in the First World War

Smoke and mirrors: Q-ships against the U-boats in the First World War

Lake, Deborah

The Q-ship, an ordinary merchant vessel with concealed guns, came into its own during the First World War, when the Royal Navy had to trap & destroy German U-boats. This work tells the story of the Q-ships & their U-boat adversaries. It covers the Q-ship operations by following the careers of the eight men who won the Victoria Cross

Paperback, Book. English.
Published Stroud: History, 2009
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Statement of responsibility: Deborah Lake
ISBN: 0752450557, 9780752450551
Note: Originally published: Stroud: Sutton, 2006.
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Physical Description: 256 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Subject: World War, 1914-1918 Naval operations.; Q-ships Great Britain History.; Baralong (Ship); Anti-submarine warfare.