Tigris Gunboats

Tigris Gunboats

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Captain, later Rear Admiral, Wilfred Nunn narrates the entire First World War campaign in Meopatamia, modern day Iraq, in this fascinating account of Riverine Warfare, most of it direct from the front lines.

This however is not simply a naval history but one of the intense cooperation between the flotilla of shallow draught Royal Navy vessels under his command and the Army's increasingly large presence. Unlike most First World War histories this isn't of stagnant front lines and stalemate...

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