The Grey DiplomatistseBook - 2016
The Grey Diplomatists of the title were the sea grey battleships, cruisers and destroyers of the Royal Navy, who sailed around the globe to keep the Pax Britannica in the fraught years between the First and Second World Wars. Although Europe had exhausted itself after the hecatomb of World War I there were still many hotspots of conflict around the globe, and the ships of the Royal Navy were despatched to keep the peace and protect British interests. From the civil war in Russia, unrest in Turkey, revolt in Cyrus and rising tensions between France and Italian colonial possessions in Africa, the sea grey fleets of the Royal Navy attempted to diffuse these conflicts. Written by Commander Kenneth Edwards who was serving in the fleets at the time this volume provides a view a forgotten period between the Great Wars.
Publisher: [United States] : Pickle Partners Publishing : Made available through hoopla, 2016.
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Characteristics: 1 online resource