Smoke and Mirrors: Q-Ships Against the U-Boats in the First World War

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The Q-ship, an ordinary merchant vessel with concealed guns, came into its own during the First World War, when the Royal Navy to trap and destroy German U-boats. Deborah Lake uses a wide range of primary and secondary source material drawn from archives in the UK, Germany and the USA to tell the compelling story of the Q-ships and their U-boat adversaries. The Q-ship operations themselves will be covered by following the careers of the eight men who won the Victoria Cross on Special Service Operations; and by accounts of ...

Smoke and Mirrors: Q-Ships Against the U-Boats in the First World War 2009, The History Press Ltd, Stroud

ISBN-13: 9780752450551

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Smoke and Mirrors: Q-Ships Against the U-Boats in the First World War 2007, Sutton Publishing

ISBN-13: 9780750946056

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