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BILHAM, Chris. Sailors Behind the Medals: Waging War at Sea 1939-1945. 254p., bibliog., illus., index. Barnsley: Pen & Sword, 2017. ISBN: 1473896495.

Examines the careers of twenty-three sailors who took part in the various actions which resulted in the award of their medals. He illustrates a cross-section of the war-time Navy long-service regulars, volunteers, recalled veterans of the Great War, Hostilities Only ratings. They served in nearly every kind of warship and in all the main theatres of the war and their individual acts of gallantry.


Biography; Honours;