Books

The Keyes Papers, Volume II, 1919-1938

Vol 121 (1979), Professor P.G. Halpern

Roger John Brownlow Keyes, first Baron Keyes (1872-1945). Keyes was a controversial man during his lifetime and has remained so ever since. His correspondence and papers is a vast collection held at Churchill College, Cambridge, and these volumes are just a selection of them. There has been renewed interest in the period since the publication… Read Abstract »

The Keyes Papers, Volume I, 1914-1918

Vol 117 (1972), Professor P.G. Halpern

Roger John Brownlow Keyes, first Baron Keyes (1872-1945). Keyes was a controversial man during his lifetime and has remained so ever since. His correspondence and papers is a vast collection held at Churchill College, Cambridge, and these volumes are just a selection of them. There has been renewed interest in the period since the publication… Read Abstract »

Policy and Operations in the Mediterranean, 1912-1914

Vol 115 (1970), E.W.R. Lumby

The documents in this focus on the Mediterranean in the years 1912 to 1914 are grouped in four sections, each with an informative Introduction. The first covers the debate on British policy in the Mediterranean which occurred soon after Winston Churchill became First Lord of the Admiralty, as well as the conversations between Britain and… Read Abstract »

Documents relating to the Royal Naval Air Service, Volume I, 1908-1918

Vol 113 (1969), Capt. S.W. Roskill

The documents in this large volume describes the earliest beginnings of naval aviation when the potential of airpower became apparent to both military and naval men. The documents are largely from the National Archives, with a small minority from personal collections in repositories such as Kings College London and the National Maritime Museum. During the… Read Abstract »

The Jellicoe Papers, Volume II, 1916-1935

Vol 111 (1968), A. Temple Patterson

This substantial selection of the professional and private papers of Admiral John Jellicoe, first Earl Jellicoe (1859-1935), extends from 1893 to 1935. Its publication was directly followed in 1969, by Professor Patterson’s succinct biography of the admiral. Since then, a resurgence of interest in the Battle of Jutland and in pre-war naval provision has resulted… Read Abstract »

The Jellicoe Papers, Volume I, 1893-1916

Vol 108 (1966), A. Temple Patterson

This substantial selection of the professional and private papers of Admiral John Jellicoe, first Earl Jellicoe (1859-1935), extends from 1893 to 1935. Its publication was directly followed in 1969, by Professor Patterson’s succinct biography of the admiral. Since then, a resurgence of interest in the Battle of Jutland and in pre-war naval provision has resulted… Read Abstract »

The Papers of Admiral Sir John Fisher, Volume II

Vol 106 (1964), Lt. Cdr. P.K. Kemp R.N.

This collection of documents is restricted to official papers written by (or at the instigation of) Admiral Sir John Fisher, first Baron Fisher (1841-1920) in his capacity as First Sea Lord 1904-1910. Fisher was convinced of the inevitability of war with Germany. All his volcanic energy was directed to reforming the Royal Navy and preparing… Read Abstract »

The Papers of Admiral Sir John Fisher, Volume I

Vol 102 (1960), Lt. Cdr. P.K. Kemp R.N.

This collection of documents is restricted to official papers written by (or at the instigation of) Admiral Sir John Fisher, first Baron Fisher (1841-1920) in his capacity as First Sea Lord 1904-1910. Fisher was convinced of the inevitability of war with Germany. All his volcanic energy was directed to reforming the Royal Navy and preparing… Read Abstract »