Battle of the Atlantic: Book 3 of the Ladybird Expert History of the Second World War: (WW2 #3)

Battle of the Atlantic: Book 3 of the Ladybird Expert History of the Second World War: (WW2 #3)

by James Holland, Keith Burns

NOOK Book(eBook)

$10.49 $11.27 Save 7% Current price is $10.49, Original price is $11.27. You Save 7%.

Available on Compatible NOOK Devices and the free NOOK Apps.
WANT A NOOK?  Explore Now

Overview

Part of the ALL-NEW Ladybird Expert series.

Find out about WWII's longest battle. This is an accessible, insightful and authoritative account of the naval campaign that kept supply lines open and enabled Britain to continue to fight.

Historian, author and broadcaster James Holland draws on the latest research and interviews with participants to bring colour, detail and a fresh perspective to the story of how the siege of Europe was broken.

Inside, you'll discover exactly what happened in the Battle of the Atlantic. Ships, submarines and aircraft fought a bitter war that saw the deaths of over 100,000 servicemen and civilians.

What's inside?

- The tragic demise of SS Athenia
- The power of U-boats
- Advantages of Britain's naval experience
- German naval Enigma codes
- The rapid development of advancing weaponry
- And much more . . .

Written by the leading lights and most outstanding communicators in their fields, the Ladybird Expert books provide clear, accessible and authoritative introductions to subjects drawn from science, history and culture.

For an adult readership, the Ladybird Expert series is produced in the same iconic small hardback format pioneered by the original Ladybirds. Each beautifully illustrated book features the first new illustrations produced in the original Ladybird style for nearly forty years.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781405929486
Publisher: Penguin UK
Publication date: 03/22/2018
Series: Ladybird Expert Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 56
Sales rank: 653,684
File size: 58 MB
Note: This product may take a few minutes to download.

About the Author

James Holland is an award-winning historian, writer, and broadcaster. The author of a number of best-selling histories including Battle of Britain, Dam Busters, and most recently, The War in the West, he has also written nine works of historical fiction, including the Jack Tanner novels. He has presented - and written - a large number of television programmes and series, and is also Co-founder of the Chalke Valley History Festival. He can be found on Twitter as @James1940.
Keith Burns was born in Ireland but grew up on the Isle of Man. As well being an acclaimed comic book artist, collaborating with Garth Ennis on Jonny Red, he is an award winning member of the Guild of Aviation Artists. He was commissioned by the Imperial War Museum for their Extraordinary Heroes exhibition and work has been shown in the Royal Air Force Club.

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See All Customer Reviews