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Book Review: Admiralty Despatches: The Story of the War from the Battlefront, 1939–45. Stroud: The History Press, 2017. 288 pp., illustrations, notes, index. ISBN 978-1-4456-6244-2, £20 (hbk).

Sturma, M. (2018) Book Review: Admiralty Despatches: The Story of the War from the Battlefront, 1939–45. Stroud: The History Press, 2017. 288 pp., illustrations, notes, index. ISBN 978-1-4456-6244-2, £20 (hbk). International Journal of Maritime History, 30 (2). pp. 365-367.

Link to Published Version: https://doi.org/10.1177/0843871418759417b
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Abstract

This book is essentially a collection of documents, consisting of selected despatches written by British admirals during the Second World War. As the author acknowledges in his introduction, since these despatches were destined for public consumption, they cannot be read simply as balanced and dispassionate accounts...

Publication Type: Journal Article
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Arts
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Copyright: © 2018 by International Maritime Economic History Association
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/41205
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