Battle in the Baltic: The Royal Navy and the Fight to Save Estonia and Latvia 1918-20 (Hardcover)

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Though for most participants World War I ended on 11 November 1918, the Royal Navy found itself, despite four years of slaughter and war weariness, fighting a fierce and brutal battle in the Baltic Sea against Bolshevik Russia in an attempt to protect the fragile independence of the newly liberated states of Estonia and Latvia. This new book by Steve R. Dunn describes the events of those two years when Royal Navy ships and men, under the command of Rear Admiral Alexander-Sinclair, found themselves in a maelstrom of chaos and conflicting loyalties, and facing multiple opponents. Today few people are aware of this exhausting campaign and the sacrifices made by Royal Navy sailors, but the pages of this book retell their exciting but forgotten stories.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781526742735
ISBN-10: 152674273X
Publisher: US Naval Institute Press
Publication Date: February 11th, 2020
Pages: 320
Language: English