This is a complete and unabridged MP3 audio book (talking book) of a book published in 1917 at the height of the first world war (WWI). The author Jeffery Farnol is better know for his works of romantic fiction, but in this departure Jeffery recites the events observations and anecdotes of his tour of Great Britain's war effort. The book follows Jeffery as he visits a number of key locations around... [click here for more]
FNH Audio presents an unabridged reading of this WWI Naval history by an author who actually took part in the battle(s) described. This plain unvarnished account, so far as it known, is the first that has has been made to link with the description of the Falkland Islands battle, fought on December 8th 1914, the events leading up to that engagement.
Each element of the battle is described and combined... [click here for more]
1917 was a terrible time for the British Navy and Mercantile marine. The German adoption of unrestricted submarine warfare was sinking British and Empire shipping at an unsustainable rate, hundreds of thousands of tons were being sunk each month. It was necessary for the war-fighting techniques and the organisation at Admiralty to change to meet this new threat. In this book Viscount Jellicoe relates... [click here for more]