Dog Boats at War: Royal Navy D Class MTBs and MGBs, 1939-1945
Schuster, Carl Otis, Naval War College Review
Reynolds, Leonard C. Dog Boats at War: Royal Navy D Class MTBs and MGBs, 1939-1945. Gloucestershire, U.K.: Sutton, 1998. 260pp. $35
There are few untold stories left from World War II, but the actions of the Royal Navy's Coastal Forces can be described as little known and unappreciated. Serving in small plywood craft much like the more famous American PT boats, the Coastal Forces wreaked havoc with Axis forces in British and foreign waters. Operating from small harbors and primitive forward bases, theirs was a war of small, close-knit crews and close action with the enemy. They did it all, from convoy escort to shipping interdiction, clandestine landings to reconnaissance …
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Publication information: Article title: Dog Boats at War: Royal Navy D Class MTBs and MGBs, 1939-1945. Contributors: Schuster, Carl Otis - Author. Journal title: Naval War College Review. Volume: 54. Issue: 3 Publication date: Summer 2001. Page number: 187+. © Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Naval War College Winter 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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