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Lewin of Greenwich: The Authorised Biography By J.R. Hill

Lewin of Greenwich: The Authorised Biography
by J.R. Hill

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With full access to Lord Lewin's papers, the papers of numerous influential people who worked with him, and to official defence archives subject to classification restrictions, this book describes the life and work of a deeply influential figure in Britain's recent naval and defence policy.
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Lewin of Greenwich: The Authorised Biography: Architect of the Post-War Navy by J.R. Hill

Admiral of Fleet Lord Lewin, although best known as Chief of Defense Staff during the Falklands conflict, is the most important and influential figure in the Royal Navy's postwar history. Written by a recognized expert in British naval affairs who received complete and exclusive access to Lord Lewin's papers, this authorized biography lays open the workings of Whitehall and the defense establishment, and describes Lewin's critical role in determining policy--including the decision to proceed with the Trident and the Falklands War.

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About J.R. Hill


Richard Hill retired from the Royal Navy as a Rear Admiral in 1983. He has written six books on naval affairs including War At Sea in the Ironclad Age in the Cassell History of Warfare. He is the Editor of the Naval Review and Chairman of the Society for Nautical Research, and was awarded the first Mountbatten Prize for this and his other year 2000 publications.

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GOR001636760
Lewin of Greenwich: The Authorised Biography: Architect of the Post-War Navy by J.R. Hill
J.R. Hill
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Orion Publishing Co
2000-09-21
352
0304353299
9780304353293
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