Chronology of the War at Sea 1939-1945
ROHWER, Jurgen, Gerhard, HUMMELCHE
FIRST ENGLISH EDITION IN DUSTWRAPPERS
Published: Ian Allan [Shepperton], [1972-74]
Stock code: 40807
2 vols., 8vo., First Edition thus, with numerous plates; cloth (blue/black respectively), backstrips lettered in silver, a near fine set in dustwrapper.
The set comprises: Vol. I: 1939-1942; Vol. II: 1943-1945. The English edition, translated by Masters, was revised by the authors from the German original and edited by Anthony Watts. Probably the most detailed account of the war at sea in all theatres. 'Heavily compressed and does show some German bias' (Law). The rear free endpapers of the second volume contain a summary in MS of the career of HMS CALDER, a Captain-class frigate attached to Fourth Escort Group. COMPLETE SETS ARE SCARCE IN THIS CONDITION. Enser, p.363; Law, 0037