The Road to Oran
Anglo-French Naval Relations, September 1939-July 1940
|Series title:||Cass Series: Naval Policy and History Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $54.95|
| Book Description: |
On 3 July 1940, soon after the collapse of the French front and France's request for an armistice, a reluctant Royal Navy commander opened fire on the French Navy squadron at Mers-el-Kebir. Some 1,300 French sailors lost their lives.
The late David Brown's detailed account finally conveys an objective understanding of the course of events that led up to this tragedy. This new book makes extensive use of primary sources such as correspondence, reports and signals...