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Allied minesweeping in World War 2

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Published by Naval Institute Press in Annapolis, Md .
Written in English

  • Great Britain.,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, British.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American.,
    • Minesweepers -- Great Britain.,
    • Minesweepers -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementPeter Elliott.
      LC ClassificationsD771 .E44 1979b
      The Physical Object
      Pagination201 p. :
      Number of Pages201
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4745589M
      ISBN 100870219049
      LC Control Number78061581

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More than minesweepers were lost during the war. The book also describes the uses of the minesweepers in the many Allied invasions: Normandy, the Mediterranean, the Scheldt River clearance, clearing the French ports on the English Channel, the Pacific Island assaults, Okinawa, and the assaults at Tarakan, Brunei, and Balikpapan on Borneo/5(3).

Allied Minesweeping In World War 2 book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. From the dust jacket. Mines were one of the greatest ha 5/5(1). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Elliott, Peter, Allied minesweeping in World War 2.

Annapolis, Md.: Naval Institute Press, © Allied minesweeping in World War 2. [Peter Elliott] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n library. Buy Allied Minesweeping in World War II First Edition by Elliott, Peter (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(4). Allied minesweeping in World War 2 by Peter Elliott starting at $ Allied minesweeping in World War 2 has 1 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace. There were also thirty high-speed minesweepers (DMS), converted Allied minesweeping in World War 2 book of World War I vintage; some of them were used for training purposes.

The Allied minesweeping force assembled in the English Channel began sweeping at ‘‘Point Z,’’ thirteen miles southeast of the Isle of Wight. (shelved 2 times as world-war-ii-pacific-theater-naval) avg rating — 10 ratings — published Want to Read saving.

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Table of Contents Operation NEPTUNE Naval Aspects of Operation OVERLORD Section Title Pages Chapter I THE STRATEGIC BACKGROUND OF OVERLORD 1 Part 1 Introductory: Policy and Strategy in World War II 1 A. Definition of Operation OVERLORD 1 B. U.S. Policy and Grand Strategy 2 C. American-British Combined Strategy (ARCADIA Conference Decisions, Washington, January ) 5.

33 Hewitt, The Allied Navies At Salerno, 34 Encyclopedia of World War II, 35 Tactical and Staff Duties Division (Historical Section), Naval Staff, Admiralty, B. (30) Battle Summary No.

37, The Invasion of Italy Landing at Salerno (“Avalanche”),36 Encyclopedia of World War II, 37 Hewitt, The Italian. Operation Jubilee, more commonly referred to as the Dieppe Raid, was an Allied assault on the German-occupied port of Dieppe, France, on 19 Augustduring the Second World main assault lasted less than six hours until strong German defences and mounting Allied losses forced its commanders to call a on: Dieppe, France.

Peter Elliot, Allied Minesweeping in World War II (Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, ), – 3. Winston Churchill, “The Magnetic Mine, Allied minesweeping in World War 2 book and December ,” in The Collected Works of Winston Churchill: The Second World War—The Gathering Storm (London: Library of Imperial History, ), book 2, chapter XXVIII.

The book details the friendly fire incident of 27 August when the RAF sunk two RN Halcyon class ships and wrote off a third with 78 killed and wounded. The connecting narrative is light on technical detail and historical context. For these it was useful to first read Allied Minesweeping in World War II by Peter Elliott.

The anecdotal /5(11). Campaign and Battle Maps, World War 2. Posters of the Royal Navy, World War 2. Service Magazines of the World's Forces. Victory Celebrations in London, June Heading image - HMS Warspite,Normandy (Maritime Quest) Revised 18/01/ A minesweeper is a small naval warship designed to engage in minesweeping, the use of various mechanisms intended to counter the threat posed by naval mines.

Minesweepers keep waterways clear for shipping. Although naval warfare has a long history, naval mines were not deployed until in the Crimean War. The first minesweepers date to that war and consisted of British rowboats trailing. Allied Minesweeping in World War 2 by Peter Elliot has it all for WW2 picking up the story inshowing diagrams with Otters, Kites, floats, and cables for sweeping moored mines, and the various methods for influence mines, including concrete barges towed by minesweepers for setting off pressure mines, leaving a debris field of concrete.

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All orders are dispatched within 24 hours from our Fremantle Warehouse. I dug out my copy of Peter Elliot's "Allied Minesweeping in World War 2" published way back in which refers, on p to Gloxinia being fitted with both LL & SA sweeps and lifting a magnetic and an acoustic off Tobruk in April By the end of the Second World War million men had served in the British Army which had suffered aboutmilitary deaths andwounded.

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This section includes over Allied Warships and over Allied Commanders of WWII, from the US Navy, Royal Navy, Royal Canadian Navy, Royal Australian Navy, The Polish Navy and others.

Italy. Beach combers. US Mine platoon sweeping the Terracina beach of enemy mines after the town's capture. Note soldiers on beach probing for mines which continually shift in the soft sand. In background is the strong solid rock fortress which the Germans used unsuccessfully against Allied troops.' Terracina, Italy.

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Ju 52/3m Transport and Minesweeping Units The Havoc can be listed among the lesser known Allied war-winners of World War 2, being the first American-built and USAAF manned bomber to attack Europe in World War 2. It played a major role in neutralising crucial German airfields and railway marshalling yards prior to D-Day, destroying.

I wrote my first book on the subject, Submarines of the World’s Navies, inand I have watched and written of the rise of these and kindred weapons for the past fifteen years of rapid development in peace and war, finally taking a humble part in the defeat of the great German submarine armada during the years South Africa lost four ships during WW2, all of them minesweepers.

The second one to be lost was the HMSAS Parktown and it has a truly extraordinary fighting legacy. A small whaler converted to a minesweeper, the "tiny boat" HMSAS Parktown sailed into action in April in company of another "tiny boat" - the HMSAS.

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Allied Minesweeping in World War 2 Patrick Stephens, Cambridge,an account all types of mines - moored and influence, contact, magnetic, acoustic and pressure, their discovery and recovery, the measures taken to counter their threat, the methods of minesweeping developed and the major operations that depended on minesweeping, including.

Rohwer, Jurgen. (with special assistance from Miss J.S. Kay and I.N. Venkov) Allied Submarine Attacks of World War Two: European Theatre of Operations, Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, ISBN X pages. Suggested Citation: "2 Mine Warfare: An Overview." National Research Council.

Oceanography and Mine Warfare. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: / The naval mine is an efficient force multiplier and is one of the most cost-effective weapons in the naval arsenal.

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Peter Elliot's book, Allied Minesweeping in WWII (pp ) discusses some of the variations of the apparatus as summarized below: SA Type A Mark I - Kango hammer, fitted internally, held up to a steel diaphragm of 19 inches in diameter.

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Allied Naval Signal Book, ACP series, published This is an example of the international naval signal code adopted by allied navies after the formation of. A danlayer was a type of vessel assigned to minesweeping flotillas during and immediately after World War were usually small trawlers, fitted for the purpose of laying dans.A dan is a marker buoy which consists of a long pole moored to the seabed and fitted to float vertically, usually with a coded flag at the top.

Dan laying was an important part of minesweeping, and boats were. accepted for inclusion in World War Regimental Histories by an authorized administrator of Bangor Community: Digital [email protected]

For more information, please [email protected] Recommended Citation United States Navy, "War diary of CL 57 U.S.S. Montpelier, September, December, " ().World War Regimental Histories.

When Britain declared war on Germany in Septemberthe Royal Navy was deficient in minelayers needed to try to hold enemy forces at bay and out of its home waters. Turning first to the Merchant Navy, it requisitioned a liner and two ferries for this use, and a dozen destroyers and Brand: Heritage Books, Inc.

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