For the Kings Service: Railway Ships at War A.J. Murray

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Published: 2008

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127 pages


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For the Kings Service: Railway Ships at War  by  A.J. Murray

For the Kings Service: Railway Ships at War by A.J. Murray
2008 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, RTF | 127 pages | ISBN: | 10.55 Mb

In two World Wars nearly 200 railway owned ships were converted to operate as troop carriers, hospital ships, minesweepers and seaplane-carriers. Railway ships took part in such actions as the Gallipoli landings, the Battle of Jutland, Dunkirk andMoreIn two World Wars nearly 200 railway owned ships were converted to operate as troop carriers, hospital ships, minesweepers and seaplane-carriers. Railway ships took part in such actions as the Gallipoli landings, the Battle of Jutland, Dunkirk and D-Day.

One in three of them failed to return. They were bombed, mined, torpedoed and strafed, no matter whether they conveyed materials or wounded patients. Their crews were drowned, captured, wounded and, in one case, put to death by firing squad.

This book tells their story.



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